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Sion Sono


Shion Sono is a Japanese director, writer and poet. Born in Aichi Perfecture in 1961 he started his career working as a poet before taking his first steps in film directing. As a student he shot a series of short films in Super 8 and managed to make his first feature films in the late 80s and early 90s, in which he also starred. The film that ... See full bio »
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Love Exposure Director
(2008)
Suicide Club Director
(2001)
The Land of Hope Director
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Tokyo Vampire Hotel (TV Mini-Series) (9 episodes)
- Episode 8 Part 2 (2017)
- Part 1 (2017)
- Episode #1.7 (2017)
- Episode #1.6 (2017)
- Episode #1.5 (2017)
 2016 Antiporno
 2016 Madly (segment "Love of Love")
 2015 Tag
 2015 Shinjuku Swan
 2015 Love & Peace
 2014 Tokyo Tribe
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2013 Everyone Is Psychic! (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2013)
- Episode #1.11 (2013)
- Episode #1.10 (2013)
- Episode #1.7 (2013)
- Episode #1.6 (2013)
 2012 Kenkichi
 2012 Bad Film
 2011 Himizu
 2010 Cold Fish
 2008 Love Exposure
 2007 Before Prescription Police (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2007)
- Episode #1.3 (2007)
 2005 Hazard
 2005 Into a Dream
 2004 No-Pants Girls: Movie Box-ing2 (segment "Otona ni nattara")
 2003 Father's Day (Short)
 2002 Prom Night
 2001 Suicide Club
 2001 0cm4 (Short)
 2000 The Real Body
 1999 Depression
 1998 Wind (Short)
 1997 I Am Keiko
 1993/II The Room
 1990 Bicycle Sighs
 1986 Love (Short)
 1985 I Am Sono Sion! (Documentary short)
 1984 Love Songs (Short)
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Show Show Actor (17 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Composer (3 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (16 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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All I can say is... if you're trying to compete with Hollywood, you're already losing. I think tokusatsu is the only thing that can stand on the same playing field as Hollywood. Maximizing tokusatsu is the wise way to go, not chasing Hollywood. [On the future of tokusatsu (Japanese special effects)] See more »

Trivia:

He was admitted to Berkeley University where he stayed for 15 months. However he never studied there as he was spending his time watching films. See more »

Trademark:

He is mainly using handheld cameras in his films. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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