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Himatsuri: Fire Festival

Himatsuri

Directed by Mitsuo Yanagimachi
Japan, 1985
Drama

Synopsis

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.

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Himatsuri: Fire Festival Directed by Mitsuo Yanagimachi

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1985 | Winner: Ernest Artaria Award

International Film Festival Rotterdam

1986 | 2 wins including: Best Non-American/Non-European Film

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