The Island 1961
The Island ★★★½ Hadaka No Shima; Naked Island 1961
Poetic examination of a peasant family's daily struggle for existence on a small island. No dialogue in this slow but absorbing work by one of Japan's master directors. 96m/B VHS . JP Nobuko Otowa, Taiji Tonoyama, Shinji Tanaka, Masanori Horimoto; D: Kaneto Shindo.