The Eel

うなぎ, Unagi
by Shōhei Imamura1h571966Japan

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A businessman kills his adulterous wife and is sent to prison. After the release, he opens a barbershop and meets new people, talking almost to no one except an eel he befriended while in prison.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Imamura Productions , KSS, Eisei Gekijo, Groove Corporation
    • Director : Shōhei Imamura
    • Scenario : Shōhei Imamura, Motofumi Tomikawa, Daisuke Tengan
    • Original Music : Shinichiro Ikebe
    • Original Work Author : Akira Yoshimura
    • Producer : Hisa Iino
    • Photo Director : Shigeru Komatsubara
    • Sound Recorder : Kenichi Benitani
    • Set Decoration : Hisao Inagaki
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1966
    • French release date : 3 octobre 1997
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Japanese

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