The Winners Of The 64th Mainichi Film Awards

The 64th Mainichi Film Awards is scheduled on February 4th and the winners have already been announced! Get ready for some new information on who you should check out! By The way, look at the winners first…

  • Grand Prize: Shizumanu Taiyo (directed by Setsuro Wakamatsu)
  • Best Film: Tsurugidake: Ten no Ki (directed by Daisaku Kimura)
  • Best Foreign Film: Gran Torino (directed by Clint Eastwood)
  • Best Actor: Kenichi Matsuyama (Ultra Miracle Love Story)
  • Best Actress: Manami Konishi (Nonchan Noriben)
  • Best Supporting Actor: Ittoku Kishibe (Osaka Hamlet)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Kaoru Yachigusa (Dear Doctor)
  • Sponichi Grand Prix Newcomer Award: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima (both for Ai no Mukidashi)
  • Kinuyo Tanaka Award: Keiko Takahashi
  • Best Director: Sion Sono (Ai no Mukidashi)
  • Best Screenplay: Yozo Tanaka (Viyon no Tsuma)
  • Best Cinematography: Daisaku Kimura (Tsurugidake: Ten no Ki)
  • Best Art Direction: Yohei Taneda, Kyoko Yauchi (Viyon no Tsuma)
  • Best Music: Shigeomi Hasumi (Watashi wa Neko Stalker)
  • Best Sound: Kenichi Ishidera (Tsurugidake: Ten no Ki)
  • Best Animated Film: Summer Wars (Mamoru Hosoda)
  • Noburo Ofuji Award: Denshin-Bashira Elemi no Koi (Hideto Nakata)
  • Best Documentary: Annyeong Yumika (Tetsuaki Matsue)
  • Tsutaya Fan Award (Domestic Film): ROOKIES -Sotsugyo- (Yuichiro Hirakawa)
  • Tsutaya Fan Award (Foreign Film): Michael Jackson’s This Is It (Kenny Ortega)
  • Special Awards: actor Hisaya Morishige, actress/producer Takiko Mizunoe
  • Though, I think it would have been better if we found out after it was scheduled. But anyways, congrats to the winners!

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