Snow Country (雪国, Yukiguni) is a 1957 Japanese drama film directed by Shirō Toyoda, based on the novel of the same name by Yasunari Kawabata.[1][2][3] The film was entered into the 1958 Cannes Film Festival.[4]

Snow Country
Original Japanese poster
Directed byShirō Toyoda
Written byToshio Yasumi
Based on
CinematographyJun Yasumoto
Edited byKoichi Iwashita
Music byIkuma Dan
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • 27 April 1957 (1957-04-27) (Japan)[1][2]
Running time
133 minutes[1][2]

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Screenwriter Toshio Yasumi received the Kinema Junpo Award for Best Screenplay for Snow Country and Chieko-shō.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "雪国 (Yukiguni)". Kinenote (in Japanese). Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "雪国 (Yukiguni)". Japanese Movie Database (in Japanese). Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  3. ^ a b Galbraith IV, Stuart (2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Scarecrow Press. p. 132. ISBN 978-1461673743.
  4. ^ "Yukiguni". Festival de Cannes. Retrieved 14 February 2009.

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