Born in 1959, Hara worked extensively on popular family TV shows, such as "Doraemon" and "Crayon Shin-chan". He then shifted to independent filmmaking, pursuing more personal projects. International recognition came with Japan Academy Prize-winning "Summer Days with Coo" (2007) and especially with "Colorful" (2010), greeted with two awards at Annecy 2011. His latest film, "Miss Hokusai" (2015) was described by French newspaper Le Monde as "a lesson of elegance." He does not own a computer or a mobile phone.
Anne, Yutaka Matsushige, Gaku Hamada
Released Date in Japan
2014-2015 Hinako Sugiura・MS.HS / Sarusuberi Film Partners