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25 Ratings

Zegen

Directed by Shôhei Imamura
Japan, 1987
Comedy

Synopsis

This black comedy is a satire of Japan’s 20th century imperialism. By taking the story of Iheiji Muraoka, who built brothels for the Japanese military, Imamura is able to make comments on Japan and its recent past from an unusual perspective.

Synopsis

This black comedy is a satire of Japan’s 20th century imperialism. By taking the story of Iheiji Muraoka, who built brothels for the Japanese military, Imamura is able to make comments on Japan and its recent past from an unusual perspective.

ZegenDirected byShôhei Imamura

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1987
Awards of the Japanese Academy
1988 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor

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