Mitsutoshi Tanaka

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Known Credits 7

Gender Male

Birthday 1958-09-24 (64 years old)

Place of Birth Urakawa, Hokkaido

Also Known As

  • 田中光敏
  • Mitsutoşi Tanaka
  • Mitsutoschi Tanaka
  • Mitutosi Tanaka

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Born 1958 in Urakawa, Hokkaido, Mitsutoshi Tanaka (田中光敏) is a Japanese film and commercial director. He has been President and CEO of Osaka-based film production firm Creators' Union since 1984, a Professor of Film and Media Studies with the Osaka University of Arts since 2014 and a Visiting Fellow with the Wakayama University Center for Tourism Research since 2017. He is widely known for award-winning feature films such as «Godai - The Wunderkind» (2020), «125 Years Memory» (2015), «Blossoms Bloom» (2014), «Ask this of Rikyu» (2013) and «Castle Under Fiery Skies» (2009). He has received numerous awards, including the 94th Kinema Junpo Readers' Choice Award as Best Director for his film «Godai - The Wunderkind», the 39th Japan Academy Film Prize as Excellent Director for «125 Years Memory» and the Best Director Award at the 1st Asia International Film Festival in Taipei for «Blossoms Bloom».



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