Kiyoshi Sasabe

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Kiyoshi Sasabe (佐々部清, Sasabe Kiyoshi, January 8, 1958 – March 31, 2020) was a Japanese movie director. He was born in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi.

Sasabe's movie Half a Confession won the best picture award at the 28th Japan Academy Prize.[1] His other best known work include Hi wa mata noboru (2002), Chirusoku no natsu (2003), Half a Confession (2004), Deguchi no nai umi (2006), Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms (2007) and Tsure ga Utsu ni Narimashite (2011).

Sasabe died on March 31, 2020 after falling at his hotel in Shimonoseki at the age of 62.[2]

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  1. "Dai-28 Nihon Academī Shō yūshū sakuhin". Japan Academy Prize. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
  2. 「半落ち」佐々部清監督、死去 62歳 (in Japanese)

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