The Incident (1978 film)

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The Incident
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Theatrical poster for The Incident (1978)
Directed by Yoshitaro Nomura [1] [2]
Written by Kaneto Shindo
Based ona novel by Shōhei Ōoka
Music by Yasushi Akutagawa
CinematographyTakashi Kawamata
Distributed by Shochiku
Release date
June 3, 1978
Running time
138 min.

The Incident (事件, Jiken) is a 1978 Japanese film directed by Yoshitaro Nomura. Among many awards, it was chosen as the Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony. [3]




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  1. Infobox data from 事件 (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database . Retrieved 2009-05-05. and Jiken (1978) at IMDb
  2. "事件". Agency for Cultural Affairs 映画情報システム. Retrieved 2 November 2019.
  3. "Awards for Jiken (1978)". Internet Movie Database . Retrieved 2009-05-05.