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Family Without a Dinner Table

Shokutaku no nai ie

Directed by Masaki Kobayashi
Japan, 1985


This gripping docudrama is a fictionalized account of what could happen to a Japanese family when one of their sons shames them in front of the entire nation.

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Family Without a Dinner Table Directed by Masaki Kobayashi

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1986 | Winner: Best Music Score

1986 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

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