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68 Ratings

Sleeping Man

Nemuru otoko

Directed by Kôhei Oguri
Japan, 1996


In Hitosuji, a fictitious village of the sort to be found everywhere in rural Japan, everyday life goes on as it always has, around a man who does nothing but sleep.

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Sleeping Man Directed by Kôhei Oguri

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Special Grand Prize of the Jury

Kinema Junpo Awards

1997 | Winner: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1997 | Winner: Special Award

1997 | 2 nominations including: Best Director

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