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Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Screenplay

Ceremony Year:

2009

Country:

Japan

Screenplay:

Kundo Koyama

Website:

www.departures-themovie.com/

Kundo Koyama is a Japanese author, screenwriter and radio personality.

Born in 1964, Koyama began his career as a writer for many popular television programs including the Iron Chef series. In 2003 he wrote an International Emmy nominated program, The Perfect Manual.  Koyama also hosts radio programs, writes articles for various international magazines and is the author of the highly acclaimed novel, ‘Film’. Departures is Koyama’s debut screenplay.