Kazuo Ishiguro

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Born: 11/08/1954 in Nagasaki, , JP

Filmography

Writer (3)

Never Let Me Go 2010 (Movie)

(from novel: "Never Let Me Go") (Source Material)

White Countess 2005 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Remains of the Day 1993 (Movie)

("The Remains of the Day") (Source Material (from novel))
Producer (1)

Never Let Me Go 2010 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Relationships

Lorna MacDougall Production Accountant

Wife

EDUCATION

University of Kent

1974 - 1978

University of East Anglia

1980

Milestones

2005

Wrote the motion picture screenplay The White Countess, which was directed for the screen by James Ivory.

1989

Won the prestigious Booker Prize for his novel, The Remains of the Day.

1982

Published his first novel, A Pale View of the Hills.

Bonus Trivia

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Moved to England with his family at age five so his father could conduct research at the National Institute of Oceanography.

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Did not return to Japan for 30 years after his family relocated to England.

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Formulated the story for his novel Never Let Me Go over the course of 15 years.

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Spent some time during college working as a musician and submitting demo tapes to record labels.

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Became an Officer of the British Empire in 1995 following the success of The Remains of the Day.

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