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W's Tragedy

W no higeki

Directed by Shinichirô Sawai
Japan, 1984


Young college student Shizuka is given the opportunity to act in a stage play with professionals. Shizuka is willing to go to great lengths to master this role of a lifetime, but as the plot unfolds, she realizes that real life events are beginning to parallel events in the play.

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W's Tragedy Directed by Shinichirô Sawai

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1985 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1986 | 3 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

1986 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

1985 | 2 wins including: Most Popular Film

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