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The Incident (1978)

Jiken (original title)
The body of Sakai Hatsuko, a woman of 23 who has been slain with a knife, has been found in a forest. Some days later, Ueda Hiroshi, a 19-year-old shipyard worker, is arrested and charged ... See full summary »

Director:

Yoshitarô Nomura

Writers:

Shohei Ooka (novel), Kaneto Shindô
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Cast

Credited cast:
Keiko Matsuzaka Keiko Matsuzaka ... Hatsuko Sakai
Shinobu Ôtake Shinobu Ôtake ... Yoshiko Sakai
Toshiyuki Nagashima Toshiyuki Nagashima ... Hiroshi Ueda
Tsunehiko Watase Tsunehiko Watase ... Takeshi Hanai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shinsuke Ashida Shinsuke Ashida
Hisaya Morishige Hisaya Morishige
Junko Natsu Junko Natsu
Kô Nishimura Kô Nishimura
Nobuko Otowa
Shin Saburi
Asao Sano Asao Sano
Tetsurô Tanba ... Lawyer Kikuchi
Kei Yamamoto Kei Yamamoto
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Storyline

The body of Sakai Hatsuko, a woman of 23 who has been slain with a knife, has been found in a forest. Some days later, Ueda Hiroshi, a 19-year-old shipyard worker, is arrested and charged with the murder. At Ueda's trial, a complex story unfolds. "The Incident" is a study in unrestrained passion and jealousy. Written by http://www.opensubtitles.org/en/subtitles/4665096/jiken-en

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 December 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Incident See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shochiku See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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