Hope and Pain

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Hope and Pain
Hope and Pain cover.jpeg
DVD cover
Japanese ダウンタウン・ヒーローズ
Directed by Yoji Yamada
Starring Eri Ishida
Release date
  • 1988 (1988)
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Hope and Pain (ダウンタウン・ヒーローズ, Dauntaun Hiirōzu?) is a 1988 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. It was Japan's submission to the 61st Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1] It was also entered into the 39th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]


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  1. ^ "List of Japanese films nominated for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film" (in Japanese). Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Berlinale: 1989 Programme". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2011-03-10. 

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