Hitoshi YAZAKI

Hitoshi YAZAKI was born in Yamanashi Prefecture. After studying film at Nihon University, his second feature­length film AFTERNOON BREEZES (1980) was already successful in the festival circuit. He then had his international breakthrough with the unconventional love story MARCH COMES IN LIKE A LION (1990).

Films shown at Nippon Connection

A Cappella, Japan 2016 (Director) NC16
Sweet Little Lies, Japan 2010 (Director) NC11
Strawberry Shortcakes, Japan 2006 (Director) NC07

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