Yuya Ishii (director)

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Yuya Ishii
Born 石井裕也
1983
Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Movie director & writer
Years active 2005-present
Spouse(s) Hikari Mitsushima (2010–2016)

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).[4] Since 2016, they are divorced.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

2nd Asian Film Awards
  • 2008 - Edward Yang New Talent
2010 (53rd) 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. ^ "53rd Blue Ribbon Awards: Tetsuya Nakashima’s "Kokuhaku" named Best Picture". TokyoGraph. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "53rd Blue Ribbon Awards: Tetsuya Nakashima’s "Kokuhaku" named Best Picture". TokyoGraph. 25 January 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Hikari Mitsushima announces divorce, dating Kento Nagayama". 2016-05-21. Retrieved 2016-08-31. 

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