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35 Ratings


Nankyoku monogatari

Directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara
Japan, 1983
Adventure, Drama


Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica. Ushioda and Ochi eventually leave Antarctica, only to return to search for the dogs inadvertently marooned there.

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Antarctica Directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara

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Awards of the Japanese Academy

1984 | Winner: Most Popular Performer

1984 | 4 nominations including: Best Film

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