Oyster Factory

Direction
Year 
2015
Country
  • Japan 
  • United States 
Duration
146min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

In the Japanese town of Ushimado, the shortage of labor is a serious problem due to its population’s rapid decline. Traditionally, oyster shucking has been a job for local men and women, but for a few years now, some of the factories have had to use foreigners in order to keep functioning. Hirano oyster factory has never employed any outsiders but finally decides to bring in two workers from China. Will all the employees get along?

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Details

  • Original title
    Oyster Factory
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Kazuhiro Soda
  • Editing
    Kazuhiro Soda
  • Duration
    146 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
    2015
  • Country
    • Japan
    • United States
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Festival del film Locarno
  • Awards
    • Winner – Audience Award, Kinotayo Film Festival, France

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