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Shokutaku no nai ie (1985)

This gripping docudrama is a fictionalized account of what could happen to a Japanese family when one of their sons shames them in front of the entire nation.

Director:

Masaki Kobayashi

Writers:

Fumiko Enji (story), Masaki Kobayashi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Nabayuki Kidoji
Mayumi Ogawa Mayumi Ogawa ... Yamiko Kidoji
Kie Nakai Kie Nakai ... Tamae Kidoji
Kiichi Nakai ... Otohiko Kidoji
Takayuki Takemoto Takayuki Takemoto ... Osamu Kidoji
Shima Iwashita ... Kiwa Nakahara
Mikijirô Hira ... Kawabe
Azusa Mano Azusa Mano ... Kanae Sawaki
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Satoko Akiyama Satoko Akiyama
Takeshi Endo Takeshi Endo
Toyoshi Fukuda Toyoshi Fukuda
Torahiko Hamada Torahiko Hamada
Ko Hashimoto Ko Hashimoto
Natsuyo Kawakami Natsuyo Kawakami
Akiji Kobayashi
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This gripping docudrama is a fictionalized account of what could happen to a Japanese family when one of their sons shames them in front of the entire nation.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 November 1985 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Empty Table See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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