Ah! Nomugi Toge

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Ah! Nomugi Toge
Directed by Satsuo Yamamoto
Screenplay by Kei Hattori
Music by Masaru Sato
Release dates
June 9, 1979
Running time
154 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Ah! Nomugi Toge (あゝ野麦峠?) is a 1979 Japanese film directed by Satsuo Yamamoto.



An indictment of the treatment of Meiji period silkworkers by their employers.[1]


The film was one of the last made by director Satsuo Yamamoto and was followed by a 1982 sequel, his final work, Ā, Nomugi tōge: Shinryoku hen.[1]


34th Mainichi Film Award[2]


  1. ^ a b Jacoby, Alexander (2008). A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press. pp. 350–353. ISBN 978-1-933330-53-2. 
  2. ^ 34 1979年 (in Japanese). japan-movie.net. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 

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