The Catch (Gyoei no mure)

  • Shinji Somai /
  • Japan /
  • 1983 /
  • 140 mins

Ken Ogata, Masako Natsume, Kôichi Satô / Fiction / Japanese

A rugged drama of initiation set in an isolated part of northeastern Japan. A young man tries to overcome the hostility of his girlfriend’s father, a tuna fisherman, by getting the older man to teach him the secrets of his dangerous trade.

Print courtesy of The National Film Center of The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.

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