Black River (1957 film)
Original Japanese theatrical poster
|Directed by||Masaki Kobayashi|
Black River (黒い河 Kuroi kawa) is a 1957 Japanese film directed by Masaki Kobayashi. The story follows a university student who moves into an apartment building and becomes involved with a waitress. The landlord then attempts to evict the tenants and sell the building through illicit means. The film was screened at the 2005 New York Film Festival in a theatrical retrospective celebrating the Shochiku Company's 110th year.
- Ineko Arima - Shizuko
- Fumio Watanabe - Nishida
- Tatsuya Nakadai - Joe
- Tomo Nagai
- Keiko Awaji
- Seiji Miyaguchi
- Isuzu Yamada
- Eijirō Tōno - Kurihara
- Various sources alternately put the year of release in 1956 or 1957.
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Black River (Kuroi kawa, 1956)
黒い河 (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
"黒い河" (in Japanese). Shochiku Online. Archived from the original on 2009-06-21. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
"黒い河 (邦画)" (in Japanese). Kinema Junpo. Archived from the original on 2011-10-07. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
Desser, David (May 1988). Eros Plus Massacre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave Cinema. Indiana University Press. p. 42. ISBN 0-253-31961-7.
Kuroi kawa (Black River, 1957)
Shapiro, Michael (December 1991). "Japan and the U.S. Share an Uneasy Artistic Peace". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
Masaki Kobayashi's 'Black River' (1957)
"Tatsuya Nakadai Filmography". The Criterion Collection. Archived from the original on 2007-12-13. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
Black River (Kuroi kawa) Masaki Kobayashi, 1957
"Kuroi Kawa". AllMovie. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
- "The Beauty of the Everyday: Japan’s Shochiku Company at 110". Film Society of Lincoln Center. 2005. Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-06-30.
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