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11 Ratings

Where Spring Comes Late


Directed by Yôji Yamada
Japan, 1970


The story is set in 1970 during the time of the first EXPO in Japan. The film’s main figure is a miner who suddenly becomes unemployed because the mine he worked in was shut down. He decides to resettle with his whole family to Hokkaido in northern Japan and start a new life as a farmer.

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Where Spring Comes Late Directed by Yôji Yamada

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1971 | 5 wins including: Best Film

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