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7 Ratings

Osaka Story

Ôsaka monogatari

Directed by Jun Ichikawa
Japan, 1999


Young Wakana is the daughter of a husband and wife comedy act, who have worked together for 20 years without any big success. Wakana’s parents quarrel constantly, and her mother often threatens to leave. When one day her father disappears, Wakana sets out to find him.

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Osaka Story Directed by Jun Ichikawa

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

2000 | Winner: Best New Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2000 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

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