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Native name  犬童 一心
Occupation  Film director

Name  Isshin Inudo
Role  Film director
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Born  24 June 1960 (age 55) (1960-06-24) Tokyo, Japan
Nominations  Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year
Movies  Josee - the Tiger and the Fish, The Floating Castle, House of Himiko, Gu Gu the Cat, Zero no shoten
Similar People  Shinji Higuchi, Chizuru Ikewaki, Mansai Nomura, Yumiko Oshima, Tae Kimura

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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.


  • Futari ga Shabette Iru (1995)
  • Across a Gold Prairie (1999)
  • Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (2003)
  • All About My Dog (2005)
  • Touch (2005)
  • House of Himiko (2005)
  • Yellow Tears (2006)
  • Bizan (2007)
  • Zero Focus (2009)
  • The Floating Castle (2012)
  • References

    Isshin Inudo Wikipedia