Iwai Shunji

Shunji Iwai

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  • First Name: Shunji
  • Family Name: Iwai
  • Native name: 岩井俊二
  • Also Known as: いわい しゅんじ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: January 24, 1963
  • Age: 56

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Shunji Iwai

Iwai Shunji

  • Name: Iwai Shunji
  • Native name: 岩井俊二
  • Also Known as: いわい しゅんじ
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Gender: Male
  • Born: January 24, 1963
  • Age: 56
Having received his education at Yokohama National University, Shunji Iwai started out in the entertainment industry by directing music videos and television dramas, including the likes of Maria, Lunatic Love and Fireworks, for which he received the award for Best Newcomer from the Japanese Director's Association. He eventually moved onto larger things with his short film Undo (1994), later followed by the hit Suwarôteiru (1996) starring Japanese pop singer, Chara. As his career progressed, he received even more awards, especially for his films Love Letter (1995) and Riri Shushu no subete (2001) (All About Lily Chou-Chou). Shunji Iwai resides in Japan.
Screenwriter
Year Title Type Rating
2014 Nazo no Tenkousei
Drama
7.2
2010 Bandage
Movie
7.3
Director
Year Title Type Rating
2002 Jam Films
Movie
6.5
Screenwriter & Director
Year Title Type Rating
2020 Last Letter
Movie
10.0
2018 Last Letter
Movie
7.4
2017 Chang Ok's Letter
Special
7.3
2016 The Bride of Rip Van Winkle
Movie
7.8
2016 The Bride of Rip Van Winkle
Drama
7.9
2012 Vampire
Movie
0.0
2006 The Kon Ichikawa Story
Movie
10.0
2004 Hana & Alice
Movie
7.0
2001 All About Lily Chou Chou
Movie
7.8
1998 April Story
Movie
7.1
1996 Swallowtail Butterfly
Movie
8.3
1996 Picnic
Movie
7.9
1995 Love Letter
Movie
8.2
1994 Undo
Movie
6.8
1993 Fried Dragon Fish
Movie
7.0
1992 Ghost Soup
Special
0.0
1993 Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom?
Movie
6.9
Movie
Year Title Role Rating
2000 Shiki-jitsu
Japanese Movie, 2000,
Director (Main Role)
Director
Main Role
8.1
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