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Gonza the Spearman

Yari no gonza

Directed by Masahiro Shinoda
Japan, 1986


The tragic story of Gonza, a handsome ladies man, set in the Tokagawa Period, a time in which appearences are very important.

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Gonza the Spearman Directed by Masahiro Shinoda

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1986 | Winner: Silver Berlin Bear

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1987 | 6 nominations including: Best Actress

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