Sakura Ando

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Sakura Ando
Ando Sakura from "Sound of Waves" at Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2016 (33485790872).jpg
Born (1986-02-18) February 18, 1986 (age 32)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present
Spouse(s)
Children 1
Parent(s) Eiji Okuda
Kadu Ando

Sakura Ando (安藤 サクラ, Andō Sakura, born February 18, 1986) is a Japanese actress.

Career[edit]

Ando won the award for best supporting actress at the 31st Yokohama Film Festival 2010 for Love Exposure, Kuhio taisa and Tsumitoka batsutoka.[1]
She was also nominated for the award for best supporting actress at 4th Asian Film Awards 2010 for A Crowd of Three.[2]

She appeared in Kiyoshi Kurosawa's 2012 television drama Penance.[3]

She has also appeared in films such as The Samurai That Night,[4] Our Homeland,[5] and Petal Dance.[6]

In 2015, Ando received the CUT ABOVE Award for Outstanding Performance in Film at JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film in New York.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes / Ref(s)[8]
2008 Love Exposure Koike Sion Sono
2009 The Wonderful World of Captain Kuhio Daihachi Yoshida
Crime or Punishment?!? Keralino Sandorovich
2010 Sweet Little Lies Hitoshi Yazaki
A Crowd of Three Tatsushi Ōmori
2012 Our Homeland Yang Yong-hi Leading role
For Love's Sake Takashi Miike
The Samurai That Night Mika Msaaki Akahori
2013 Petal Dance Hiroshi Ishikawa
Yellow Elephant Kan'yu (voice) Ryūichi Hiroki
2014 Homeland Misa Nao Kubota
Her Granddaughter Ryūichi Hiroki
0.5 mm Sawa Yamagishi Momoko Ando Leading role
100 Yen Love Ichiko Saito Masaharu Take Leading role
2015 Asleep Shingo Wakagi Leading role
2016 Dias Police: Dirty Yellow Boys Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
2017 Reminiscences Yasuo Furuhata
A Boy Who Wished to be Okuda Tamio And A Girl Who Drove All Men Crazy Hitoshi Ōne
Sound of Waves Kaze Shindō
Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura Takashi Yamazaki
2018 Shoplifters Nobuyo Shibata Hirokazu Kore-eda Leading role

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2011 Still, Life Goes On CX
Ohisama Mitsu Miyamoto NHK Asadora
2012 Penance Wowow Miniseries
2016 Mamagoto NHK Leading role
2018 Magic x Warrior Magi Majo Pures! TX
2018–19 Manpuku Fukuko Tachibana NHK Asadora, leading role

Awards[edit]

Year Award ceremony Category Work(s) Result
2009 31st Yokohama Film Festival Best Supporting Actress Love Exposure Won
2010 4th Asian Film Awards Best Supporting Actress A Crowd of Three Nominated
84th Kinema Junpo Award Best Supporting Actress Won
2012 37th Hochi Film Award Best Supporting Actress Ai to Makoto, The Samurai That Night Won
34th Yokohama Film Festival Best Supporting Actress Won
67th Mainichi Film Award Best Supporting Actress Ai to Makoto Won
86th Kinema Junpo Award Best Supporting Actress Ai to Makoto, The Samurai That Night, etc. Won
Best Actress Our Homeland Won
55th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actress Won
22nd Japanese Film Critics Awards Best Actress Won
2014 88th Kinema Junpo Award Best Actress 100 Yen Love Won
57th Blue Ribbon Awards Best Actress 0.5 mm, 100 Yen Love Won
24th Japanese Film Critics Awards Best Actress Won
38th Japan Academy Prize Best Actress 0.5 mm Nominated
69th Mainichi Film Award Best Actress Won
2015 39th Japan Academy Prize Best Actress 100 Yen Love Won
2018 27th Tokyo Sports Film Award Best Supporting Actress Reminiscence Nominated

Family tree[edit]

 
 
 
 
Tsuyoshi Inukai
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Takeru Inukai
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eiji Okuda
 
Kadu Ando
 
Akira Emoto
 
Kazue Tsunogae
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Momoko Ando
 
Sakura Ando
 
Tasuku Emoto
 
Tokio Emoto
 
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "第31回ヨコハマ映画祭 2009年日本映画個人賞" (in Japanese). Yokohama Film Festival. Retrieved December 13, 2010. 
  2. ^ "4th AFA Nominees & Winners by Nominees". Asian Film Awards. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ Sun, Andrew (December 13, 2012). "Film review: Penance". South China Morning Post. 
  4. ^ Felperin, Leslie (October 14, 2012). "The Samurai That Night". Variety. 
  5. ^ Schilling, Mark (July 27, 2012). "'Kazoku no Kuni (Our Homeland)'". The Japan Times. 
  6. ^ Young, Deborah (March 20, 2013). "Petal Dance: Hong Kong Review". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  7. ^ "JAPAN CUTS 2015 Special Guests". www.japansociety.org. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  8. ^ "安藤サクラ". eiga.com. Retrieved May 16, 2018. 

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