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6 Ratings

The Incident


Directed by Yoshitaro Nomura
Japan, 1978


The body of Sakai Hatsuko, a woman of 23 who has been slain with a knife, is found in a forest. Some days later, Ueda Hiroshi, a 19-year-old shipyard worker, is arrested and charged with the murder. At Ueda’s trial, a complex story unfolds.

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The Incident Directed by Yoshitaro Nomura

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1979 | 3 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1979 | 5 wins including: Best Film

1979 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor