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8 Ratings

Distant Thunder


Directed by Kichitaro Negishi
Japan, 1981


Mitsuo Wada (Toshiyuki Nagashima) works at raising tomatoes in a greenhouse, next to a big public housing complex. Because his father has moved out to go live with his girlfriend, Mitsuo lives alone with his mother and grandmother, a situation that does not particularly curb his romantic life.

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Distant Thunder Directed by Kichitaro Negishi

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1982 | Winner: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1982 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

1982 | 7 nominations including: Best Film