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Muddy River

Doro no kawa

Directed by Kôhei Oguri
Japan, 1981


Set at the mouth of a river in Osaka, Japan less than 10 years after WWII, this touching drama centers on the life lessons learned by two disparate young boys.

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Muddy River Directed by Kôhei Oguri

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1982 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Moscow International Film Festival

1981 | Winner: Silver Prize

Kinema Junpo Awards

1982 | 3 wins including: Best Film

Hawaii International Film Festival

1983 | Winner: Best Narrative (East-West Center Award)

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