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Tokyo Olympiad

Tôkyô orimpikku

Directed by Kon Ichikawa
Japan, 1965
Documentary, Sport


Utilizing glorious widescreen cinematography, Kon Ichikawa examines the beauty and rich drama on display at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo. A spectacle of magnificent proportions, Tokyo Olympiad ranks among the greatest documents of sport ever committed to film.

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Tokyo Olympiad Directed by Kon Ichikawa

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


BAFTA Awards

1966 | 2 wins including: Flaherty Documentary Award

Edinburgh International Film Festival


National Society of Film Critics Awards

1989 | 3rd place: Best Documentary

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