The Sea and Poison

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The Sea and Poison
Directed by Kei Kumai
Based on The Sea and Poison
by Shusaku Endo
Starring Eiji Okuda
Ken Watanabe
Release date
  • October 17, 1986 (1986-10-17)
Running time
123 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

The Sea and Poison (海と毒薬 Umi to Dokuyaku?) is a 1986 Japanese film directed by Kei Kumai and based on a novel by Shusaku Endo. It tells the true story of downed American fliers in WW II who are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.



37th Berlin International Film Festival[1]

41st Mainichi Film Award[2]


  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1987 Prize Winners". Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  2. ^ 41 1986年 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2010-12-15. 

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