Muddy River (film)

Last updated
Muddy River
Muddy River (film).jpg
Japanese film poster.
Directed by Kōhei Oguri
Produced by Motoyasu Kimura
Written by Teru Miyamoto
Starring Takahiro Tamura
CinematographyShōhei Andō
Release date
  • January 30, 1981 (1981-01-30)
Running time
105 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

Muddy River (泥の河, Doro no kawa) is a 1981 Japanese drama film directed by Kōhei Oguri. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. [1] It was also entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver Prize. [2]

Contents

Plot

Two boys, whose parents ply their trade by the mouth of a muddy river in Osaka, become close friends. The two families' "businesses" are in fact dining and prostitution. When Nobuo, the restaurateur's son, loses his pocket money during the Tenjin Festival, Kiichi, the prostitute's boy, invites him home, and he learns the truth.

Cast

See also

Related Research Articles

Der Bockerer is a 1981 Austrian drama film directed by Franz Antel. It was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival where Karl Merkatz won the award for Best Actor. The film was also selected as the Austrian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 54th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

<i>The Four Days of Naples</i> (film) 1962 Italian film directed by Nanni Loy

The Four Days of Naples is a 1962 Italian film, directed by Nanni Loy and set during the uprising which gives its name. It stars Regina Bianchi, Aldo Giuffrè, Lea Massari, Jean Sorel, Franco Sportelli, Charles Belmont, Gian Maria Volonté and Frank Wolff.

<i>Alsino and the Condor</i> 1982 film by Miguel Littín

Alsino and the Condor is a 1982 Nicaraguan film directed by Chilean filmmaker Miguel Littín. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. It won the Golden Prize at the 13th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was a co-production between Nicaragua, Mexico and Cuba. The film is loosely based on the novel Alsino by Chilean writer Pedro Prado.

Kōhei Oguri film director

Kōhei Oguri is a Japanese film director and screenwriter.

Final Take is a 1986 Japanese drama film directed by Yoji Yamada. It was Japan's submission to the 59th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.

<i>Thanks for Every New Morning</i> 1994 film by Milan Šteindler

Thanks for Every New Morning is a 1994 Czech film directed by Milan Šteindler. It was the Czech Republic's submission to the 68th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.

<i>Zappa</i> (film) 1983 film

Zappa is a 1983 Danish coming of age drama film directed by Bille August. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival and was entered into the 13th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was also selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 56th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Morning Undersea is a 1980 Portuguese drama film directed by Lauro António. It was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Special Diploma. The film was also selected as the Portuguese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 53rd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

<i>Me Ivan, You Abraham</i> 1993 film by Yolande Zauberman

Me Ivan, You Abraham is a 1993 French-Belarusian film written and directed by Yolande Zauberman. It won the Award of the Youth at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival and the Golden St. George at the 18th Moscow International Film Festival; and was Belarus' submission for consideration for Best Foreign Film at the 67th Academy Awards. The film was also shown in 1993 at the 9th Warsaw International Film Festival and at the 10th Jerusalem Film Festival.

Kozara is a 1962 Yugoslav film directed by Veljko Bulajić. It is a well known film of the partisan film subgenre popular in Yugoslavia in the 1960s and 1970s and depicts events surrounding the Battle of Kozara.

Forbidden Dreams is a 1986 Czech drama film directed by Karel Kachyňa. It was entered into the 15th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was selected as the Czechoslovak entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 60th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Le Grand Paysage d'Alexis Droeven is a 1981 Belgian drama film directed by Jean-Jacques Andrien. It was entered into the 31st Berlin International Film Festival where it won an Honourable Mention. It also received the André Cavens Award for Best Film by the Belgian Film Critics Association (UCC). The film was selected as the Belgian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 54th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Copernicus is a 1973 Polish historical film directed by Ewa Petelska and Czesław Petelski. The film was entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver Prize. It was also selected as the Polish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 46th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Days of Betrayal is a 1973 Czechoslovakian drama film directed by Otakar Vávra. The film was entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Diploma. It was also selected as the Czechoslovakian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 46th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Empire M is a 1972 Egyptian drama film directed by Hussein Kamal. The film was entered into the 8th Moscow International Film Festival in 1973. It was also selected as the Egyptian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 46th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Our Daughter is a 1981 Cameroonian drama film directed by Daniel Kamwa. It was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was also selected as the Cameroonian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 53rd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

The Man with the Carnation is a 1980 Greek drama film directed by Nikos Tzimas, dealing with the arrest, trial and execution of the Greek Communist Nikos Belogiannis and his associates in 1951–1952.

<i>Twist and Shout</i> (film) 1984 film

Twist and Shout is a 1984 Danish drama film directed by Bille August. It was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival where Lars Simonsen won the award for Best Actor. It was also selected as the Danish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 58th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

Åke and His World is a 1984 Swedish drama film directed by Allan Edwall. It was entered into the 14th Moscow International Film Festival. The film was also selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 57th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

<i>The Light Shines Only There</i> 2014 film

The Light Shines Only There is a 2014 Japanese drama film directed by Mipo O. It was selected as the Japanese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.

References

  1. "The 54th Academy Awards (1982) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-08.
  2. "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-04-21. Retrieved 2013-01-26.