Masayuki SUO, born in Tokyo in 1956, studied French Literature at Rikkyo University. He made his debut as a director with the pink film ABNORMAL FAMILY: OLDER BROTHER’S BRIDE (1984 / NC ’09). He gained international recognition for his award-winning comedies SUMO DO, SUMO DON'T (1992 / NC ’00) and SHALL WE DANCE? (1996). In 1993, he co-founded the production company Altamira Pictures. His drama I JUST DIDN’T DO IT (2007) won the Kinema Junpo Best Film Award. In 2006, he received the Shiju Hosho Medal for his merits in the Japanese film industry.
Films shown at Nippon Connection
Talking The Pictures,
Japan 2019 (Director)
Abnormal Family: Older Brother's Bride, Japan 1984 (Director) NC09
Abnormal Family: Older Brother's Bride, Japan 1984 (Script) NC09
Sumo Do, Sumo Don't, Japan 1992 (Director) NC00
Sumo Do, Sumo Don't, Japan 1992 (Script) NC00