Yuya Ishii (director)

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Yuya Ishii
Born
石井裕也

1983
NationalityJapanese
OccupationMovie director & writer
Years active2005-present
Spouse(s)
Hikari Mitsushima
(m. 2010; div. 2016)

Itsuki Sagara (m. 2018)

Yuya Ishii (石井裕也, Ishii Yūya) is a Japanese film director, writer, editor, producer and actor best known for his 2013 movie The Great Passage for which he won best director at the 2013 Japanese Academy Awards.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Yuya Ishii won best director at the 2010 Blue Ribbon Awards,[2][3] and the movie also resulted in his marriage in late 2010 to the lead actress Hikari Mitsushima, a former member of the J-pop group member Folder 5 and actress in such films as Death Note (2006) and Love Exposure (2008).[3] They divorced in 2016.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Ran Hansha (2018)

Awards[edit]

Asian Film Awards
  • 2008 - Edward Yang New Talent
  • 2018 - "Best Director" - The Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of Blue
Blue Ribbon Awards
Japanese Academy Awards
Mainichi Film Award
Kinema Junpo Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'The Great Passage' Wins Best Picture at Japan's Academy Awards".
  2. ^ "Rekidai jushō ichiranhyō". Cinema Hochi. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
  3. ^ a b "53rd Blue Ribbon Awards: Tetsuya Nakashima's "Kokuhaku" named Best Picture". TokyoGraph. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Hikari Mitsushima announces divorce, dating Kento Nagayama". 2016-05-21. Retrieved 2016-08-31.

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