Yôjirô Takita


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Born in Takaoka, Toyama, Yojiro Takita came to international audiences' attention with the release of Okuribito ('Departures'), which won the Best foreign Language film awards at the Oscars in 2009. He had begun his directorial career in the 1980s with the 'chikan' ('molester') series depicting gropers in settings like trains. Still in the 'ping ... See full bio »

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Departures Director
(2008)
Made in Japan Director
(1993)
Comic Magazine Director
(1986)

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Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 6th Beijing International Film Festival in 2016.

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