Eijanaika (1981)






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Eijanaika is a dramatization of a brief but critical moment in Japanese history when Japan emerges from two centuries of isolationism in the 1860s. This new regime proves more receptive to opening Japan up to trade from the West--particularly America. The story is told through the eyes of a Japanese peasant who has just spent several years in America after being shipwrecked. Director Shohei Imamura, who has explored the "westernization" of Japan in other films, points out the corrupting … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
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Written By: Shohei Imamura, Ken Miyamoto
In Theaters:
Beverly Pictures

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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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