Yukiko MISHIMA was born in Osaka in 1969. After graduating from Kobe College, she worked at the TV broadcasting station NHK before completing her first cinema feature, SHISEI: LIKE A SMELLING MOON, in 2009. Since then, she has worked as a director and script writer for cinema as well as TV productions. Her family drama DEAR ETRANGER (2017 / NC ’18) was shown at international film festivals and received numerous awards.

Films shown at Nippon Connection

Shape Of Red, Japan 2020 (Director) NC20
Shape Of Red, Japan 2020 (Script) NC20
Dear Etranger, Japan 2017 (Director) NC18

Events at Nippon Connection

Panel Discussion: Female Futures? – New Visions Of Women In Japan, NC20