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The Petrified Forest (1973 film)

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Japanese  化石の森
Directed by  Masahiro Shinoda
Screenplay by  Nobuo Yamada
Music director  Toru Takemitsu
7.1/10 Letterboxd

Hepburn  Kaseki no mori
Produced by  Tomohiro Kaiyama
Director  Masahiro Shinoda
Written by  NoB
Based on  the novel by Shintarō Ishihara
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The Petrified Forest (化石の森, Kaseki no mori) is a 1973 Japanese existential drama directed by Masahiro Shinoda. The film is based on a novel by Japanese author and politician Shintarō Ishihara.

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Plot

The movie revolves around youth angst and a complicated relationship between mother and son. Haruo works in a university hospital trying to work toward a degree in medicine, but is hindered by his hatred of department head Mr. Miyaji. Meanwhile, he decides to get a rival in love out of the way by poisoning him. As the angst-ridden Haruo deals with his problems in his own unique ways, his nagging mother holds out hope that her son will soon return home.

Release

The Petrified Forest was released theatrically in Japan on 1 September 1973 where it was distributed by Toho.

References

The Petrified Forest (1973 film) Wikipedia


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