Tetsuya Takehora

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Tetsuya Takehora
Born 1974 (age 41–42)[1]
Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Film director
Screenwriter
Years active 2004

Tetsuya Takehora (竹洞哲也 Takehora Tetsuya?) is a Japanese film director and screenwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Tetsuya Takehora studied at the Japan Academy of Moving Images (日本映画学校?),[1] founded by director Shōhei Imamura in 1975 as the Yokohama Vocational School of Broadcast and Film.[2] He entered the film industry as an assistant director at Ōkura Pictures (OP Eiga), in which capacity he worked for five years.[3] He made his directorial debut with Peep Show (人妻の秘密 覗き覗かれ?) (2004),[4] and won the Best New Director award at the Pink Grand Prix the same year for Picture Book of a Beautiful Young Girl: Soaked Uniform (美少女図鑑 汚された制服 Bishōjozukan: abusareta seifuku?).[5] Takehora's films are generally in a light, erotic-comic vein, and have proven popular with pink film audiences and critics.[3] He was given the Best Director title the following year for Lustful Hitchhiker: Sought Wife (2005),[6] and a four-film career retrospective show at the third annual R18 Love Cinema Showcase held at Tokyo's Theatre Pole-Pole Higashi Nakano in 2006.[3]

Award-winning films[edit]

"Ten Best" films, Pink Grand Prix[edit]

Pinky Ribbon Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

English[edit]

  • Sharp, Jasper (2008). Behind the Pink Curtain: The Complete History of Japanese Sex Cinema. Guildford: FAB Press. pp. 331–332, 362. ISBN 978-1-903254-54-7. 

Japanese[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b 竹洞哲也(監督)×小松公典(脚本)×サーモン鮭山 (in Japanese). intro.ne.jp (Creators Movie Magazine). Retrieved 2009-06-22.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "沿革 (History)" (in Japanese). Japan Academy of Moving Images. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ a b c Sharp, Jasper (2008). Behind the Pink Curtain: The Complete History of Japanese Sex Cinema. Guildford: FAB Press. p. 331. ISBN 978-1-903254-54-7. 
  4. ^ "Pink Films History" (in Japanese). P.G. Web Site. Retrieved 2009-06-22.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "Best Ten of 2004 (2004年度ベストテン)" (in Japanese). P*G Website. Retrieved January 18, 2009.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ 2005年度ベストテン [Best Ten of 2005] (in Japanese). P*G Website. Retrieved January 18, 2009.  External link in |publisher= (help)
Awards and achievements
Pink Grand Prix
Preceded by
Hideo Jojo
for Wives Who Want to Try
Pink Grand Prix for Best New Director
Tetsuya Takehora

2004
for Picture Book of a Beautiful Young Girl: Soaked Uniform
Succeeded by
Yasufumi Tanaka
for Three Naked Sisters: Lewdness
Preceded by
Shinji Imaoka
for Lunch Box
Pink Grand Prix for Best Director
Tetsuya Takehora

2005
for Lustful Hitchhiker: Sought Wife
Succeeded by
Yutaka Ikejima
for Hostess Madness: Unparched Nectar