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Profound Desires of the Gods

Kamigami no Fukaki Yokubo

Directed by Shôhei Imamura
Japan, 1968


An engineer from Tokyo comes to a tiny tropical island to start plans for an airport, but finds the natives backward and superstitious. After an affair with a local girl, he goes native. Five years later the airport is finished and Coca-Cola has arrived.

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Profound Desires of the Gods Directed by Shôhei Imamura

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1969 | 2 wins including: Best Film

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