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74 Ratings

The Sting of Death

Shi no toge

Directed by Kôhei Oguri
Japan, 1990


The story of a wife’s judgement of her husband. The husband’s ego is judged in a drama that tests man’s ability to recover from the abyss and start anew.

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The Sting of Death Directed by Kôhei Oguri

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1990 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

Kinema Junpo Awards

1991 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1991 | 5 wins including: Best Actor

1991 | 4 nominations including: Best Film

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