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Mieko

Mieko Azuma

Japan

Biography

Born in 1977 in Kyoto, Azuma majored in metalwork at the Kanazawa College of Art. Since graduation in 2000, she has lived in Germany and studied documentary film at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). In 2008 she received the Starter Film Prize from the city of Munich and the German DAAD Prize for Yuri and Tuesday (for which she was cinematographer).

Filmmaker:

2011 / August
2008 / Yuri — About Loving
2006 / German lesson
2004 / Yuki
2002 / Augen

Cinematographer:

2008 / Hotel Arnold, Director: Susanne Quester
2007 / Silent Voice, silent Color, Director: Ayako Mogi
2006 / Dienstag und ein bißchen Mittwoch, Director: Susanne Quester

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August

August (Orig.) / 2011 / Germany, Japan / 83 min

The character of a German woman writer, about whom we know precious little, apart from the fact that her mother is losing her memory, goes to Hiroshima during the commemoration of the bombing...

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