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Tatsuo, a gruff-mannered woodsman who lives in the mountains near a Japanese coastal town, refuses to sell his land for a planned tourist theme park – the only resident to oppose the project.
1985 | Winner: Ernest Artaria Award
1986 | 2 wins including: Best Non-American/Non-European Film
Fifteen years since I've seen this and I still think it's a mysterious eccentric masterpiece with sex and Shinto on the brain that slow-burns to an enormous finale on the flow of Takemitsu Toru's mesmerizing score. Tremendous.
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un finale meraviglioso ma che non basta a giustificare le quasi 2 ore di nulla che lo precedono