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Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies

Kinema No Tenchi

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1986


Final Take is Japanese director Yoji Yamada’s love letter to 1930s moviemaking. A Shochiku production set at the company’s own Kamata Studios during the transition from silent film to talkies, it traces one woman’s journey from extra to leading player.

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Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1987 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

1987 | 9 nominations including: Best Film

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