Castle of Sand
Yoshitaro Nomura / JP, 1974 / 143 min.
Tragic detective film that criss-crosses rural Japan in search of the solution to a murder mystery. According to Japanese critics, Nomura's classic is still one of the best Japanese audience hits of all times.
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Yasujiro Ozu, Masaki Kobayashi, Takeshi Kitano: the masters of Japanese cinema. But did you know that their work was made possible by Shochiku? In 2022 Eye is marking over one hundred years of one of Japan’s oldest, and largest, film companies.