Man Walking on Snow (2001)

Man Walking on Snow


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An aging man in a dying town tries to sort out the loose ends of his life, with tragic results, in this drama. Nobuo (Ken Ogata) is an elderly man living in a remote village on the Japanese island of Hokkaido, known for its punishing winters. While the community was once prosperous thanks to the fishing trade, the harbors no longer yield many fish, and as a result the village has fallen on hard times. Nobuo once earned his living making sake, but most of his customers have moved away, and since … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
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Written By: Masahiro Kobayashi
On DVD: Feb 24, 2009



as Nobuo Honma

as Michiko

as Nobuko Shimizu

as Keiko Noguchi

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Full Review… | February 23, 2012
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I don't think I'll ever forget the weird imagery of him making his way along the snow-blasted streets of his miserable town while an eerily slow electronic version of the French Can-Can song plays on the soundtrack.

Full Review… | March 9, 2009

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