The Ravine of Goodbye

The Ravine of Goodbye (さよなら渓谷, Sayonara keikoku) is a 2013 Japanese drama film directed by Tatsushi Ōmori. The film is based on the Japanese 2008 novel Sayonara keikoku by Shuichi Yoshida, which intrigued Ōmori with its central mystery of a rape victim and her perpetrator choosing to live together.[1] It won the Special Jury Prize at the 35th Moscow International Film Festival.[2] The ending theme song "Saisakizaka" was written by musician Ringo Sheena, and performed by lead actress Yōko Maki.

The Ravine of Goodbye
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Original Japanese poster
Directed byTatsushi Ōmori
Written byShuichi Yoshida
StarringYōko Maki
Release date
  • 22 June 2013 (2013-06-22)
Running time
117 minutes



  1. ^ "Interview: Tatsushi Ohmori talks The Ravine of Goodbye". FilmDoo. 18 May 2017. Retrieved 3 September 2018.
  2. ^ "35 MIFF Prizes". Moscow International Film Festival. Retrieved 30 June 2013.

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