The role of a director
The artistic and dramatic aspects and visualization of a screenplay (or script) is controlled by a film director. They guide the technical crew and actors in the fulfillment of the film's vision. The director's key role in selecting the cast members, production design and all creative aspects of filmmaking.
Under the European Union law, the director is seen as the author of the film.
Film in Japan
The cinema of Japan (日本映画, Nihon eiga, also known domestically as 邦画 hōga, "domestic cinema") has a history that spans more than 100 years. Japan has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world; as of 2021 , it was the fourth largest by number of feature films produced.
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Foreign / World Directors
Pascal Kamina (2002). Film Copyright in the European Union. Cambridge University Press. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-139-43338-9.