The Naked Island

by Kaneto Shindô 1h33min Japan 1960
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Film details

The Naked Island
by Kaneto Shindô

A family of four are the sole inhabitants of a small island, where they struggle each day to irrigate their crops.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Nobuko Otawa : Tokyo, la mère
  • Taiji Tonoyama : Senta, le père
  • Shinji Tanaka : Taro, le fils aîné
  • Masanori Horimoto : Jiro, le fils cadet


  • Director Kaneto Shindô
  • Scenario Kaneto Shindô
  • Photo director Kiyoshi Kuroda
  • Original music Hikaru Hayashi
  • Production Compagny Kindai Eiga Kyokai

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio2,35:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1960
  • Release date for France11/13/1961
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageJapanese
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