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Begging for Love

Ai o kou hito

Directed by Hideyuki Hirayama
Japan, 1998


During a quest to find a Taiwanese father’s grave, disturbing memories of child abuse are aroused.

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Begging for Love Directed by Hideyuki Hirayama

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1998 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

Kinema Junpo Awards

1999 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

Asia-Pacific Film Festival

1998 | 2 wins including: Best Screenplay

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1999 | 9 wins including: Best Film

1999 | 3 nominations including: Best Supporting Actress

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