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Films of Koji Fukada
Likened to French auteurs Eric Rohmer, Robert Bresson and acclaimed Japanese director Nagisa
Oshima, Kôji Fukada is a filmmaker known for his technical precision and study of human
character. Born 1980 in Tokyo, Japan, Fukada's first film, THE CHAIR, was released in Tokyo in 2004. He joined the Theatre Company Seinendan, which is led by Oriza Hirata, in 2005. He wrote and directed the animated film THE GRENADIERE (2006) and later shot the feature films HUMAN COMEDY IN TOKYO (2008) HOSPITALITÉ (2010), followed by AU REVOIR L'ÉTÉ (2013), which won the Grand Prix at the Tokyo International Film Festival. His drama HARMONIUM (2016) won the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize at Cannes. Fukada's latest film A GIRL MISSING (2019) played in competition at Locarno and was selected for the New York Film Festival.