The Island Movie Review 1961

Information and Film Reviews for The Island the Movie

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Poetic examination of a peasant family's daily struggle for existence on a small island. No dialogue in this slow but absorbing work by one of Japan's master directors.


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Available on VHS
Running time 96 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Survival, Family Ties, Silent Films, Pacific Islands
Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka, Masanori Horimoto
Kaneto Shindo

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