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Eijanaika ()


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Near the turbulent end of the Edo era, a man returning to Japan after exile in America searches for his wife and becomes swept up in the current of revolution in this incisive period drama... See more »

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Ine
Shigeru Izumiya ...
Genji
Ken Ogata ...
Furukawa
Shigeru Tsuyuguchi ...
Kinzo
Masao Kusakari ...
Itoman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ako ...
Oyoshi
Mitsuko Baishô ...
Oko
Junzaburô Ban ...
Toramatsu
Shôhei Hino ...
Magoshichi
Shino Ikenami ...
Yoshino
Etsuko Ikuta ...
Nui
Hiroshi Inuzuka ...
Roku
Chôichirô Kawarasaki ...
Nakazawa
Kazuo Kitamura ...
Koide
Nenji Kobayashi ...
Matakichi
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Hanjiro
Norihei Miki ...
Masuya
Shôichi Ozawa ...
Sakunojo
Sanshô Shinsui ...
Densuke
Kazuko Shirakawa ...
Yamikumo-dayu
Yûko Tanaka ...
Omatsu
Kibaji Tankobo ...
Gon
Minori Terada ...
Ijuin
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Jyosyuya
Jirô Yabuki ...
Senmatsu (as Jiro Yabuki)

Directed by

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Shôhei Imamura

Written by

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Shôhei Imamura ... ()
 
Ken Miyamoto ... ()

Produced by

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Shôhei Imamura ... producer
Shôichi Ozawa ... producer
Shigemi Sugisaki ... producer
Jirô Tomoda ... producer

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Shinichirô Ikebe

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Shinsaku Himeda ... (as Masahisa Himeda)

Film Editing by

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Keiichi Uraoka

Production Design by

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Akiyoshi Satani

Production Management

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Nobutsugu Tsubomi ... production manager

Sound Department

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Shôtarô Yoshida ... sound recordist

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Also Known As
  • Why Not? (World-wide, English title)
  • ¿Por qué no? (Spain)
  • Eijanaika: Qué más da (Spain)
  • Co za radosc (Poland)
  • Ейджанайка (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 151 min
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Movie Connections Featured in Shohei Imamura - Le libre penseur (1995). See more »

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