Hirokazu Kore Eda
Born 1962 in Tokyo, Japan, Hirokazu Kore-Eda graduated from Waseda University in 1987. He started directing several prize-winning documentary programs for television. His directorial debuts, “Maborosi (1995) and “After Life” (1998), distributed in over 30 countries, brought Kore-eda international acclaim. Six other films were subsequently selected for major festivals. In 2013, his feature film Like Father, Like Son won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Then in 2018, Shoplifters won the Palme d’Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival, Best Foreign Film at the 44th César, and many other awards, as well as being nominated for the 91st Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. He then shot two features outside Japan, The Truth in France, and Broker in Korea. Monster, which just won Best Screenplay at the 76th Cannes Film Festival, is his 16th feature film.
- Monster 2023
- Les Bonnes Étoiles (Broker) 2022
- La Vérité (Shinjitsu) 2019