Presented with the Philadelphia Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League and the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival.
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ABOUT CELLIN GLUCK
Cellin Gluck grew up in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, and began his film career with Ridley Scott’s Black Rain
(1989). While he specializes in producing/directing US-Japan co-productions, he continues to work as an assistant director on Hollywood productions, such as Michael Bay’s Transformers
(2007), Boaz Yakin’s Remember the Titans
(2000), and Robert Zemeckis’ Contact
(1997), and production manager on films like Memoirs of a Geisha
(2005) and Godzilla
(2014). He also directed US segments for Shinji Higuchi’s Lorelei
(2005), Hideyuki Hirayama’s Oba: The Last Samurai
(2011), and the 20th Century Boys
trilogy (2008-2009) by Yukihiko Tsutsumi. In 2009, he made his debut as a film director with Sideways
and Persona Non Grata
is his second feature film.