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6 Ratings

Boy's Choir

Dokuritsu shonen gasshôdan

Directed by Akira Ogata
Japan, 2000
Drama, LGBT+


In the early 70’s, while Japanese students are pushing for political change, 15-year-old Michio’s father dies suddenly. Sent to live in the Dokoritsu Orphanage for Boys, Michio finds companionship with Yasuo, a lead soprano in the orphanage choir.

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Boy's Choir Directed by Akira Ogata

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2000 | 2 wins including: Alfred Bauer Award

Kinema Junpo Awards

2001 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor

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