Poppoya (1999)



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Japanese '60s icon Ken Takakura stars in this beautifully photographed film about an aging railroad conductor. Sato Otomatsu (Takakura) devoted his life to making the trains run promptly in the formerly prosperous mining town of Horomai. When his colleague informs him that the unprofitable line is being closed, he reminiscences on how his workaholic ways robbed him of his personal life. Because of work, he missed the deaths of his wife and only daughter. When an enigmatic high school girl with a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Yasuo Furuhata, Yoshiki Iwama
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as Otomatsu Sato

as Yukiko Sato

as Senji Sugiura
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