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34 Ratings

The Catch

Gyoei no mure

Directed by Shinji Sômai
Japan, 1983


A rugged drama of initiation set in an isolated part of northeastern Japan. A young man tries to overcome the hostility of his girlfriend’s father, a tuna fisherman, by getting the older man to teach him the secrets of his dangerous trade.

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The Catch Directed by Shinji Sômai

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Awards of the Japanese Academy

1984 | Winner: Best Actor

1984 | 4 nominations including: Best Actress

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