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Jun Ichikawa

25 November 1948 to 18 September 2008

Starting off his directing career in the world of television commercials, Tokyo-born Ichikawa enjoyed breakout international success with Tony Takitani (2004). His other films, melancholy meditations on life and death, include Tsugumi (1990), Dying At A Hospital (1993), Tokyo Lullaby (1997), The Manga Apartment (1996) and Osaka Story (1999).

- Read Jun Ichikawa's Guardian Obituary
- Read Jun Ichikawa's Times Obituary