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Hirokazu Kore-eda      

Japanese Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter & Editor Known for "Like Father, Like Son" and "Shoplifters"

Hirokazu Kore-eda is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, and editor. He began his career in television and has since directed more than a dozen feature films, including Nobody Knows (2004), Still Walking (2008), and After the Storm (2016).

He won the Jury Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for Like Father, Like Son and won the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival for Shoplifters.

Kore-eda is most often compared to Yasujirō Ozu, although the director has said he feels influenced by British filmmaker Ken Loach.

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