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The Eel (1997) back to product details  

Cast: Koji Yakusho, Koji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Misa Shimizu, Mitsuko Baisho, Mitsuko Baisho, Sho Aikawa, Sho Aikawa, Ken Kobayashi, Ken Kobayashi, Sabu Kawara, Sabu Kawara, Fujio Tsuneta, Fujio Tsuneta, Akira Emoto, Akira Emoto, Etsuko Ichihara, Etsuko Ichihara, Tomoroh Taguchi, Tomoroh Taguchi
Director: Shohei Imamura, Shohei Imamura
Producer: Hisa Iino, Hisa Iino
Screenwriter: Motofumi Tomikawa, Motofumi Tomikawa, Shohei Imamura, Shohei Imamura, Daisuke Tengan, Daisuke Tengan
Cinematographer: Shigeru Komatsubara, Shigeru Komatsubara
Line Producer: Yasushi Matsuda, Yasushi Matsuda
Composer (Music Score): Shinichiro Ikebe, Shinichiro Ikebe
Book Author: Akira Yoshimura, Akira Yoshimura
Editor: Hajime Okayasu, Hajime Okayasu
Production Designer: Hisao Inagaki, Hisao Inagaki
Sound/Sound Designer: Kenichi Benitani, Kenichi Benitani


Screen Formats:LBX
Chapters:
Side #1 --
0. scene selections
1. All-Night Fishing Trips [1:34]
2. Your Home Early [:33]
3. A White Sedan [1:52]
4. Call Homicide [5:30]
5. Pet Eel? [2:23]
6. The Barber Shop [6:21]
7. Drawn Into Trouble [8:26]
8. The Spear [3:59]
9. A Favor [2:46]
10. I Write To You Again [11:28]
11. Garbage Man [1:02]
12. A Marvelous Device [5:09]
13. A Friend Of Keiko's [4:44]
14. The Carmen Of Akita [1:58]
15. The Floodgate [4:18]
16. You Knew? [3:47]
17. Attacked [3:25]
18. Don't Be So Smug [1:55]
19. Someone's Watching [2:31]
20. No Female Eels [3:55]
21. The Letter [3:23]
22. A Wonderful Place [2:07]
23. Mother's Bank Book [1:25]
24. Jealousy Is Wrong [1:28]
25. Serious Business [8:25]
26. Everyone Thinks It's Yours [7:51]
27. A Fantastic Eel [1:57]
28. A Stop On the Way [4:55]

Awards:
  • 1998 nominated for Best Foreign Film from Independent Spirit Award to Imamura, Shohei.
  • 1998 nominated for Best Foreign Film from Independent Spirit Awards to Imamura, Shohei.
  • 1997 won Palme d'Or from Cannes Film Festival.



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