Nobuhiko OBAYASHI was born in Onomichi (Hiroshima Prefecture) in 1938. He directed several experimental films throughout the sixties before making his commercial feature film debut in 1977 with the horror movie HOUSE (NC ’12 and NC ’20), which is now considered a cult classic. SADA won him the FIPRESCI Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1998. In his work, he often dealt with the struggles of life in wartime, as in CASTING BLOSSOMS TO THE SKY (NC ’12), SEVEN WEEKS (NC ’15), and HANAGATAMI (NC ’18). In addition to his cinematic oeuvre, he also shot over 3,000 commercials with international actors and actresses. He passed away on April 10, 2020.

Winner of the Nippon Visions Audience Award 2019


野ゆき山ゆき海べゆき, 日本 1986 (音楽) NC22
野ゆき山ゆき海べゆき, 日本 1986 (監督) NC22
海辺の映画館―キネマの玉手箱, 日本 2019 (監督) NC20
海辺の映画館―キネマの玉手箱, 日本 2019 (脚本) NC20
エキストロ, 日本 2019 (キャスト) NC20
HOUSE ハウス , 日本 1977 (監督) NC20
花筐, 日本 2017 (監督) NC18
花筐, 日本 2017 (脚本) NC18
野のなななのか, 日本 2014 (監督) NC15
野のなななのか, 日本 2014 (脚本) NC15
この空の花−長岡花火物語, 日本 2011 (監督) NC12
この空の花−長岡花火物語, 日本 2011 (脚本) NC12
Nakasendo, 日本 1963 (監督) NC07

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