24 June 1960 (age 63) (
Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year
Josee - the Tiger and the Fish, The Floating Castle, House of Himiko, Gu Gu the Cat, Zero no shoten
Shinji Higuchi, Chizuru Ikewaki, Mansai Nomura, Yumiko Oshima, Tae Kimura
Bearwear - Letters
Isshin Inudo (犬童 一心, Inudō Isshin, born 24 June 1960) is a Japanese film director.
Inudo began making films on his own in high school, with one of his works being selected for the 1979 Pia Film Festival. After attending Tokyo Zokei University, he found work at Asahi Promotions where he began directing television commercials, including some award winning ones. He made his feature-length film debut in 1995 with Futari ga Shabette iru, which earned him the Directors Guild of Japan New Directors Award. Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (2003) earned him the Minister of Education New Director Award for Fine Art.