For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
Photo of Mamoru Hosoda

Mamoru Hosoda

[on the making of Summer Wars] “I didn’t just want there to be a bad guy who was outside the family. Some family members cause enough trouble on their own. I wasn’t being political, just contrasting domestic and global issues, and the convergence of problems within the family. I mean, if our ‘family’ can’t deal with the problems it already has, how can it deal with the problems of the world… Read more
[on the making of Summer Wars] “I didn’t just want there to be a bad guy who was outside the family. Some family members cause enough trouble on their own. I wasn’t being political, just contrasting domestic and global issues, and the convergence of problems within the family. I mean, if our ‘family’ can’t deal with the problems it already has, how can it deal with the problems of the world around it?” Read less
Show all (13)

Director

Screenwriter

Story

Self

  • The Professionals - Mamoru Hosoda’s Job: Animation Film Director "A Soulful Film Illuminating Hope"

    The Professionals - Mamoru Hosoda’s Job: Animation Film Director "A Soulful Film Illuminating Hope"