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The Go Masters

Mikan no taikyoku

Directed by Jun'ya Satô, Duan Ji-shun
Japan, China, 1982


A Japan-China co-production about a Chinese man who goes to Japan to study the game of Go, settles there and marries a Japanese woman, and becomes one of the greatest players alive. But the Japanese-Chinese war breaks out and his loyalties are divided.

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The Go Masters Directed by Jun'ya Satô, Duan Ji-shun

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1983 | 2 wins including: Grand Prix des Amériques

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1983 | 2 nominations including: Best Film