PROFILE

SHOTA SOMETANI
Date of birth September 3, 1992
Hometown Tokyo
Reward Rookie of the Year – 2013 (36th) Japan Academy Prize

Rookie of the Year – 2013 Elan d’or Award

Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress
– 2011 (68th) Venice Film Festival

Grand Chariot Rookie Award – 2012 (3rd) Nippon Theater Staff Film Festival

Sponichi Grand Prix Newcomer Award – 2011 (66th) Mainichi Film Awards

Best Emerging Actor – 2011 (3rd) TAMA Film Festival

Best Charactor Actor – 2010 (11th) TAMA NEW WAVE Competition

WORKS

MOVIE

TITLE DIRECTOR
WOOD JOB! Shinobu Yaguchi
Eternal of Zero Takashi Yamazaki
The Kiyosu Conference
World Greats Section – The Montreal World Film Festival 2013
Koki Mitani
Touching the skin of eeriness Ryusuke Hamaguchi
REAL Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Jellyfish Eyes Takashi Murakami
The Millennial Rapture Koji Wakamatsu
Sue, Mai and Sawa; Righting the girl ship Osamu Minorikawa
Inter Mission Naofumi Higuchi
The Brain Man Tomoyuki Takimoto
STRAWBERRY NIGHT Yuichi Sato
WOLF CHILDREN Mamoru Hosoda
Lesson of the evil Takashi Miike
Tenchi Yojiro Takita
SADAKO 3D Tsutomu Hanabusa
HIMIZU
Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Young Actor or Actress
– 68th Venice International Film Festival
Sion Sono
Isn’t Anyone Alive? Gakuryu Ishii
(ex. Sogo Ishii)
Tadashiku Wasureru Masayuki Inoue
Always -Sunset on Third Street- 3 Takashi Yamazaki
The End of Puberty
Forum Section – 62nd Berlin International Film Festival
Shoko Kimura
The Tempest 3D Yoshiyuki Yoshimura
5windows Natsuki Seta
Life Back Then
Innovation Award
– The Montreal World Film Festival 2011
Takahisa Zeze
Tokyo Koen
Pardo d’oro speciale della giura
– Locarno International Film Festival 2011
Shinji Aoyama
A Man with Style Yuya Ishii
A Liar and a Broken Girl Natsuki Seta
A Liar and a Broken Girl episode.0 Takeo Kikuchi
TOKYO ISLAND Makoto Shinozaki
Yuriko’s Aroma Kouta Yoshida
THE FOOLISH MAN Kentaro Matsuda
Pandora’s Box Masanori Tominaga
Nora Norichika Oba
Mayoiga Naomi Takemoto
Isshuki Monogatari Hirotaka Adachi
CHEER CHEER CHEER! Kensaku Watanabe
NAMIDA-TSUBO Takahisa Zeze
DEVILMAN Hiroyuki Nasu
Tanpopo Miyuki
DEATH FILE Yohei Fukuda
Fourteen Hiromasa Hirosue
Aogeba Toutoshi Jun Ichikawa
Jigoku Kozo Mari Asato
Wild Berries Miwa Nishikawa
PING PONG Fumihiko Sori
STACY Naoyuki Tomomatsu