Mainichi Film Award for Best Film

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Mainichi Film Award for Best Film
Awarded forBest Film of the year
Country Japan
First awarded1946
Website Official website

A list of the winners of the Award for Best Film at the Mainichi Film Award .

1946 Aru yo no Tonosama Teinosuke Kinugasa
1947 Ima Hitotabi no Heinosuke Gosho
1948 Drunken Angel Akira Kurosawa
1949 Late Spring Yasujirō Ozu
1950 Until We Meet Again Tadashi Imai
1951 Repast Mikio Naruse
1952 Ikiru Akira Kurosawa
1953 An Inlet of Muddy Water Tadashi Imai
1954 Twenty-Four Eyes Keisuke Kinoshita
1955 Floating Clouds Mikio Naruse
1956 Mahiru no ankoku Tadashi Imai
1957 The Rice People Tadashi Imai
1958 The Ballad of Narayama Keisuke Kinoshita
1959 Kiku to Isamu Tadashi Imai
1960 Her Brother Kon Ichikawa
1961 A Soldier's Prayer Masaki Kobayashi
1962 Harakiri Masaki Kobayashi
1963 High and Low Akira Kurosawa
1964 Woman in the Dunes Hiroshi Teshigahara
1965 Red Beard Akira Kurosawa
1966 Shiroi Kyotou Satsuo Yamamoto
1967 Samurai Rebellion Masaki Kobayashi
1968 The Profound Desire of the Gods Shohei Imamura
1969 Double Suicide Masahiro Shinoda
1970 Kazoku Yoji Yamada
1971 Silence Masahiro Shinoda
1972 Shinobu Kawa Kei Kumai
1973 Tsugaru Jongarabushi Kōichi Saitō
1974 Castle of Sand Yoshitaro Nomura
1975 The Fossil Masaki Kobayashi
1976 Fumou Chitai Satsuo Yamamoto
1977 The Yellow Handkerchief Yoji Yamada
1978 The Incident Yoshitaro Nomura
1979 Ah! Nomugi Toge Satsuo Yamamoto
1980 Kagemusha Akira Kurosawa
1981 Muddy River Kōhei Oguri
1982 Fall Guy Kinji Fukasaku
1983 Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Nagisa Oshima
1984 W's Tragedy Shinichiro Sawai
1985 Ran Akira Kurosawa
1986 Umi to Dokuyaku Kei Kumai
1987 A Taxing Woman Juzo Itami
1988 My Neighbor Totoro Hayao Miyazaki
1989 Black Rain Shohei Imamura
1990 Childhood Days Masahiro Shinoda
1991 My Sons Yoji Yamada
1992 Sumo Do, Sumo Don't Masayuki Suo
1993 All Under the Moon Yoichi Sai
1994 A Dedicated Life Kazuo Hara
1995 A Last Note Kaneto Shindo
1996 Shall We Dance? Masayuki Suo
1997 Princess Mononoke Hayao Miyazaki
1998 Begging for Love Hideyuki Hirayama
1999 Poppoya Yasuo Furuhata
2000 Face Junji Sakamoto
2001 Spirited Away Hayao Miyazaki
2002 The Twilight Samurai Yoji Yamada
2003 Akame 48 Waterfalls Genjiro Arato
2004 Blood and Bones Yoichi Sai
2005 Pacchigi! Kazuyuki Izutsu
2006 Sway Miwa Nishikawa
2007 I Just Didn't Do It Masayuki Suo
2008 Departures [1] Yōjirō Takita
2009 Shizumanu Taiyō Setsurō Wakamatsu
2010 Villain Lee Sang-il
2011 Postcard Kaneto Shindo
2012 A Terminal Trust Masayuki Suo
2013 The Great Passage Yuya Ishii
2014 My Man Kazuyoshi Kumakiri
2015 Three Stories of Love Ryōsuke Hashiguchi
2016 Shin Godzilla Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi
2017 Hanagatami Nobuhiko Obayashi
2018 Shoplifters Hirokazu Kore-eda
2019 Listen to the Universe Kei Ishikawa
2020Mother Tatsushi Ōmori

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