Yuya ISHII, born in Saitama Prefecture in 1983, graduated from Osaka University of Arts. His graduation film and feature-length debut BARE-ASSED JAPAN (2005) was invited to the International Film Festival Rotterdam. His film SAWAKO DECIDES (2010 / NC ’10) had its world premiere at the Berlinale Forum. He won all important Japanese film awards as best director and received an Oscar nomination for THE GREAT PASSAGE (2013). After several big budget films, he returned to his roots in independent filmmaking with THE TOKYO NIGHT SKY IS ALWAYS THE DENSEST SHADE OF BLUE (2017 / NC ’17).


茜色に焼かれる, 日本 2021 (監督) NC22
茜色に焼かれる, 日本 2021 (脚本) NC22
映画 夜空はいつでも 最高密度の青色だ, 日本 2017 (監督) NC17
映画 夜空はいつでも 最高密度の青色だ, 日本 2017 (脚本) NC17
ぼくたちの家族, 日本 2014 (監督) NC15
ぼくたちの家族, 日本 2014 (脚本) NC15
川の底からこんにちは, 日本 2009 (監督) NC10
川の底からこんにちは, 日本 2009 (脚本) NC10
Girl Sparks, 日本 2007 (監督) NC08
Girl Sparks, 日本 2007 (脚本) NC08

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