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Shôhei Imamura

Kuroi Ame (Black Rain)

123' - 1989 - War, Drama - Dialogue: Japanese
Director: Shôhei Imamura With: Kazuo Kitamura, Etsuko Ichihara, Yoshiko Tanaka, Shoichi Ozawa, Tomie Ume, Norihei Miki
Shigematsu Shizuma lives with his senile mother, his wife Shigeko, and his niece Yasuko in a village near Fukuyama. He, his wife, his niece and his close friends in the village were present at the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. The Shizumas look for prospective husbands for Yasuko, but find that the families withdraw on finding out she was at Hiroshima.

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Credits

Director

Shôhei Imamura

With

Kazuo Kitamura, Etsuko Ichihara, Yoshiko Tanaka, Shoichi Ozawa, Tomie Ume, Norihei Miki

Scenario

Shôhei Imamura, Toshirô Ishidô

More information

Dialogue

Japanese

Countries of production

Japan

Screenplay based on

Kuroi Ame, een boek van Matsuji Ibuse

Year

1989

Filmography

Shôhei Imamura
Stolen Desire (1958), Nishi Ginza Station (1958), Endless Desire (1958), My Second Brother (1959), Pigs and Battleships (1961), The Insect Woman (1963), Intentions of Murder (1964), The Pornographers (1966), A Man Vanishes (1967), Profound Desires of the Gods (1968), History of Postwar Japan as Told by a Bar Hostess (1970), Karayuki-san, the Making of a Prostitute (1975), Vengeance Is Mine (1979), Why Not? (1981), The Ballad of Narayama (1983), Zegen (1987), Black Rain (1989), The Eel (1997), Dr. Akagi (1998), Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (2001), September 11 (2002)

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