Hirokazu Kore-eda Recognized As Asian Filmmaker Of The Year At 24th Busan International Film Festival1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
Filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda was recognized as Asian filmmaker of the year at a major festival in South Korea on Wednesday, where his latest work will be screened, according to a Japanese movie distributor.
The director received the award, which is given to individuals and groups that have made the most significant contribution to the advancement of the Asian film industry throughout the year, at the 24th Busan International Film Festival.
The festival described Kore-eda as one of Asia’s most influential and impactful directors of recent years, whose works have been widely acclaimed and who has contributed to the promotion and development of the Asian film scene.
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