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Gakko III: The New Voyage

Gakko III

Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1998


A widow who has single-handedly raised her autistic son loses her job and begins attending a technical college to gain new qualifications. She meets others looking for a new start in life, including a former salaryman with whom she begins a furtive romance.

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Gakko III: The New Voyage Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1999 | Winner: Best New Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1999 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

1999 | 5 nominations including: Best Film

Shanghai International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Best Director

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