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Rainbow Kids


Directed by Kihachi Okamoto
Japan, 1991
Comedy, Crime


A wealthy matriarch is kidnapped by a gang of three. She is insulted by the amount of money they propose to demand as ransom, and a strange interchange of roles takes place between captors and captive, to the difficulty and eventual astonishment of the prefecture’s Chief of Police.

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Rainbow Kids Directed by Kihachi Okamoto

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1992 | Winner: Best Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1992 | 4 wins including: Best Actress

1992 | 7 nominations including: Best Film

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