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Ah! Nomugi Toge

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Director  Satsuo Yamamoto
Music director  Masaru Satoh
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Language  Japanese
7.1/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, History
Screenplay  Kei Hattori
Country  Japan
Ah! Nomugi Toge movie poster
Release date  June 9, 1979
Writer  Kei Hattori, Shigemi Yamamoto (novel)
Cast  Shinobu Otake (Mine Masai), Mieko Harada (Yuki Shinoda), Yuko Kotegawa (Kiku Shoji), Rentaro Mikuni (Tokichi Adachi), Takeo Chii (Tatsuji Masai)
Similar movies  The Shogun Assassins (1979)

Ah! Nomugi Toge () is a 1979 Japanese film directed by Satsuo Yamamoto.

Contents

Ah! Nomugi Toge movie scenes

The story of the silk industry and the young girls who worked as silk spinners in the early 1900s in Japan. The silk mills were located in Okaya which lies just beyond the Nomugi Pass. The women and girls worked in a hot, humid atmosphere without rest, and endured those conditions and sexual harassment to earn money for their poor families. Across the ocean, it was the great depression in America.

Cast

  • Shinobu Otake as Mine Masai
  • Mieko Harada as Yuki Shinoda
  • Chikako Yuri as Hana Mishima
  • Yuko Kotegawa as Kiku Shoji
  • Rentaro Mikuni as Tokichi Adachi
  • Plot

    An indictment of the treatment of Meiji period silkworkers by their employers.

    Production

    The film was one of the last made by director Satsuo Yamamoto and was followed by a 1982 sequel, his final work, A, Nomugi toge: Shinryoku hen.

    Similar Movies

    The Shogun Assassins (1979). Masaru Satoh composed the music for Oh! The Nomugi Pass and Hunter in the Dark. Masaru Satoh composed the music for Oh! The Nomugi Pass and A Distant Cry from Spring. Masaru Satoh composed the music for Oh! The Nomugi Pass and The Yellow Handkerchief. Mieko Harada appears in Oh! The Nomugi Pass and After the Rain.

    Awards

    34th Mainichi Film Award

  • Won: Best Film
  • References

    Ah! Nomugi Toge Wikipedia
    Ah! Nomugi Toge IMDbAh! Nomugi Toge themoviedb.org


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