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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Isao Takahata

Born in 1935 in Mie Prefecture, Japan. After graduating from The University of Tokyo with a degree in French literature, he joined Toei Animation Company. He co-founded Studio Ghibli in 1985 with Hayao Miyazaki and has directed five feature films since: Grave Of The Fireflies, Only Yesterday, Pompoko, My Neighbors the Yamadas and Kaguya-hime no monogatari.