Release dateJune 5, 1999 WriterJiro Asada (novel), Yoshiki Iwama CastKen Takakura (Otomatsu Sato), Shinobu Ōtake (Shizue Sato), Hidetaka Yoshioka (Hideo Sugiura), Masanobu Ando (Toshiyuki Yoshioka), Ken Shimura (Hajime Yoshioka), Tomoko Naraoka (Mune Kato) Similar moviesKen 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.
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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.