Biography

Sion Sono (園 子温 Sono Shion, born December 18, 1961) is a Japanese filmmaker, author and poet. Best known on the festival circuit for the film Love Exposure (2008), he has been called "the most subversive filmmaker working in Japanese cinema today".

Sion Sono (園 子温 Sono Shion, born December 18, 1961) is a Japanese filmmaker, author and poet. Best known on the festival circuit for the film Love Exposure (2008), he has been called "the most subversive filmmaker working in Japanese cinema today".

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 62

Birthday 1961-12-20

Place of Birth Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan

Official Site http://www.sonosion.com/

Also Known As

  • Shion Sono
  • 園子温
  • 소노 시온

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Prisoners of the Ghostland Director
2019 The Forest of Love Director
2018 The Bastard and the Beautiful World Director
2017 Tokyo Vampire Hotel Director (10 episodes)Director
2017 Shinjuku Swan II Director
2016 Antiporno Director
2016 Madly Director
2015 The Whispering Star Director
2015 The Virgin Psychics Director
2015 Tag Director
2015 Love & Peace Director
2015 Shinjuku Swan Director
2015 Minna! Esupa Dayo! Bangaihen - Esupa, Miyako e Iku Director
2014 Tokyo Tribe Director
2013 Why Don't You Play in Hell? Director
2013 My Future Is Cinema's Future Director
2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded Director
2013 Minna! Esper Dayo (12 episodes)Director
2012 The Land of Hope Director
2012 BAD FILM Director
2012 The Blood of Wolves Director
2011 Himizu Director
2011 Guilty of Romance Director
2010 Cold Fish Director
2009 Be Sure to Share Director
2009 Love Exposure Director
2009 Make the Last Wish Director
2007 Exte: Hair Extensions Director
2006 Balloon Club, Afterwards Director
2005 Strange Circus Director
2005 Hazard Director
2005 Into a Dream Director
2005 Noriko's Dinner Table Director
2004 No-Pants Girls: Movie Box-ing2 Director
2003 Father's Day Director
2001 Suicide Club Director
2001 0cm4 Director
2000 Teachers of Sexual Play: Modelling Vessels with the Female Body Director
2000 Utsushimi Director
1998 Phallus: The Man Director
1998 Wind Director
1997 I Am Keiko Director
1995 VAGINA & VIRGIN Director
1992 The Room Director
1991 Bicycle Sighs Director
1988 Decisive Match! Girls Dorm Against Boys Dorm Director
1986 Love Director
1986 A Man's Flower Road Director
1985 I Am Sono Sion! Director
1984 Love Song Director

Writing

2019 The Forest of Love Screenplay
2018 Red Blade Writer
2017 Tokyo Vampire Hotel Writer (10 episodes)Writer
2016 Antiporno Screenplay
2016 Madly Story Screenplay
2015 The Whispering Star Writer
2015 The Virgin Psychics Screenplay
2015 Tag Screenplay
2015 Love & Peace Writer
2015 Shinjuku Swan Screenplay
2015 Minna! Esupa Dayo! Bangaihen - Esupa, Miyako e Iku Teleplay
2014 Tokyo Tribe Screenplay
2013 Why Don't You Play in Hell? Writer
2012 The Land of Hope Writer
2012 BAD FILM Screenplay
2012 The Blood of Wolves Writer
2011 Himizu Screenplay
2011 Guilty of Romance Writer
2010 Cold Fish Screenplay
2009 Be Sure to Share Writer
2009 Love Exposure Writer
2009 Make the Last Wish Writer
2006 Balloon Club, Afterwards Writer
2005 Strange Circus Author
2005 Hazard Screenplay
2005 Into a Dream Writer
2005 Noriko's Dinner Table Writer
2004 No-Pants Girls: Movie Box-ing2 Screenplay
2001 Suicide Club Writer
2001 0cm4 Writer
2000 Teachers of Sexual Play: Modelling Vessels with the Female Body Writer
2000 Utsushimi Writer
1998 Phallus: The Man Writer
1997 I Am Keiko Writer
1992 The Room Writer
1991 Bicycle Sighs Writer

Acting

2018 ami. exe・2nd atom as The Dream Man
2017 ami. exe as The Dream Man
2016 The Sion Sono
2013 My Future Is Cinema's Future
2012 BAD FILM
2010 Making of Love Exposure
2008 Tokyo Gore Police
2007 The Insects Unlisted in the Encyclopedia
2000 Teachers of Sexual Play: Modelling Vessels with the Female Body
1994 Otaku as Himself
1991 Bicycle Sighs
1988 Decisive Match! Girls Dorm Against Boys Dorm
1986 Happiness Avenue
1986 A Man's Flower Road
1986 Love
1985 I Am Sono Sion! as Himself

Creator

2017 Love Exposure Extended THE TV-SHOW Creator
2017 Tokyo Vampire Hotel Creator
2006 Jikou Keisatsu Creator

Sound

2013 Why Don't You Play in Hell? Music
2005 Strange Circus Original Music Composer

Editing

2001 0cm4 Editor
1997 I Am Keiko Editor

Production

1997 I Am Keiko Producer

Art

1997 I Am Keiko Art Direction

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