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Trees Without Leaves

directed by Kaneto Shindô
Japan 1986
  • 105 min
4.0
45 Ratings

Synopsis

The story is framed as a series of reminiscences by aging scriptwriter Haru (Kobayashi, no doubt a substitute for Shindo himself, who also wrote and produced the film), who has isolated himself somewhere in the woods of Nagano Prefecture to work on his first novel.