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Director  Yasuo Furuhata
Music director  Ryoichi Kuniyoshi
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Language  Japanese
7.3/10 IMDb

7.2/10 Letterboxd

Genre  Drama
Story by  Jiro Asada
Country  Japan
Poppoya movie poster
Release date  June 5, 1999
Writer  Jiro Asada (novel), Yoshiki Iwama
Cast  Ken Takakura (Otomatsu Sato), Shinobu Ōtake (Shizue Sato), Hidetaka Yoshioka (Hideo Sugiura), Masanobu Ando (Toshiyuki Yoshioka), Ken Shimura (Hajime Yoshioka), Tomoko Naraoka (Mune Kato)
Similar movies  Ken Takakura movies, Movies about Japan, Other similar movies

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Poppoya (鉄道員, Poppoya or Tetsudōin, lit. Railroad Man) is a 1999 Japanese film directed by Yasuo Furuhata. It was Japan's submission to the 72nd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee. It was chosen as Best Film at the Japan Academy Prize ceremony. The film was the 3rd highest-grossing film of the year in Japan.

Poppoya movie scenes

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Synopsis

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A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line is scheduled to be closed, he is offered a job at a hotel, but he is emotionally unable to part with his career as a railroader. His life takes a turn when he meets a young woman with an interest in trains who resembles his daughter.

Cast

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  • Ken Takakura: Otomatsu Satō
  • Shinobu Otake: Shizue Satō
  • Ryōko Hirosue: Yukiko Satō
  • Hidetaka Yoshioka: Hideo Sugiura
  • Masanobu Ando: Toshiyuki Yoshioka
  • Ken Shimura: Hajime Yoshioka
  • Tomoko Naraoka: Mune Katō
  • Yoshiko Tanaka: Akiko Sugiura
  • Nenji Kobayashi: Senji Sugiura

  • Poppoya Poppoya Railroad Man 1999 Official Japanese
    Poppoya 28th Tokyo International Film Festival POPPOYA RAILROAD MAN
    Poppoya YESASIA Poppoya Railroad Man 1999 Bluray 4K Scanning HD
    Poppoya poppoya railway man YouTube

    References

    Poppoya Wikipedia
    Poppoya IMDbPoppoya Rotten TomatoesPoppoya LetterboxdPoppoya themoviedb.org


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