Kagirinaki Zenshin

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Kagirinaki Zenshin
Directed byTomu Uchida
Written byYasutarō Yagi
Story byYasujirō Ozu
StarringIsamu Kosugi
Release date
  • November 3, 1937 (1937-11-03)

Kagirinaki Zenshin (限りなき前進, "Limitless advance") is a film directed by Tomu Uchida that was released in 1937. It received the 1938 Kinema Junpo Award for Best Film.[1]

The protagonist, Tokumaru, is laid off from his corporate job. Unable to accept this, he convinces himself that he has actually been promoted instead. He begins to show up at work, acting like an important man and embarrassing his family and former co-workers.[2]



  1. ^ "Kinema Junpo Awards 1938". IMDB. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  2. ^ Hotta, Eri (2013). Japan 1941. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. p. 40. ISBN 978-0-307-59401-3.

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