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Home From The Sea

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Home From The Sea
Directed byYoji Yamada
Screenplay byYoji Yamada
Akira Miyazaki
StarringHisashi Igawa
Chieko Baisho
Chishū Ryū
Distributed byShochiku
Release date
  • October 1972 (1972-10)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

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Home from the Sea (故郷, Furusato) is a 1972 Japanese drama film co-written and directed by Yoji Yamada.[1][2] Set in a small island in the Seto Inland Sea, the film follows the struggles of Seichi and Minko, a couple making a living by transporting rocks by boat and dumping them in construction sites.

Cast[edit]

  • Hisashi Igawa as Seiichi Ishizaki
  • Chieko Baisho as Tamiko Ishizaki
  • Chishū Ryū as Senzô Ishizaki
  • Gin Maeda
  • Mayumi Ito
  • Kiyoshi Atsumi

Awards[edit]

  • 1973 Kinema Junpo Award - Best Actor to Hisashi Igawa

References[edit]

  1. Alexander Jacoby (10 February 2013). A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors: From the Silent Era to the Present Day. Stone Bridge Press. pp. 2011–. ISBN 978-1-61172-531-5. Home From The Sea (Kokyô, 1972) was a drama about life in the island communities of the Inland Sea; Yamada focused with subtle poignancy on the problems of poverty, depopulation, and unemployment. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  2. "Home from the sea". Shochiku production company. Retrieved 2019-03-17.

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