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A Taxing Woman

Film

"A Taxing Woman" is a 1987 Japanese comedy film written and directed by Juzo Itami. It won numerous awards, including six major Japanese Academy awards.

  • also known as Marusa no onna, Die Steuerfahnderin, De belastingsinspectrice, Verovamppi
  • country: Japan
  • language: Japanese Language
  • producers: Seigo Hosogoe & Yasushi Tamaoki
  • art direction by Shuji Nakamura
  • written by Juzo Itami
  • starring:
  • cinematography by Yonezo Maeda
  • edited by Akira Suzuki
  • music by Toshiyuki Honda
  • genres: Satire, Japanese Movies, Crime Fiction, Comedy
  • released on (28 years ago)
  • some of the awards:
      • Mainichi Eiga Concours Award for Best Film, received by Juzo Itami
      • Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year nomination for Juzo Itami
      • Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year nomination for Juzo Itami
      • Japan Academy Prize for Screenplay of the Year nomination for Juzo Itami
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role nomination for Tsutomu Yamazaki
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role nomination for Masahiko Tsugawa
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography nomination for Yonezo Maeda
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Recording nomination for Osamu Onodera
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music nomination for Toshiyuki Honda
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing nomination for Akira Suzuki
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction nomination for Shuji Nakamura
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Direction nomination for Akio Katsura
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role nomination for Nobuko Miyamoto
      • Japan Academy Prize for Picture of the Year, received by Juzo Itami
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, received by Tsutomu Yamazaki
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, received by Masahiko Tsugawa
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, received by Nobuko Miyamoto
      • Japan Academy Prize for Director of the Year, received by Juzo Itami
      • Japan Academy Prize for Screenplay of the Year, received by Juzo Itami
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Recording, received by Osamu Onodera
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Music, received by Toshiyuki Honda
      • Japan Academy Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing, received by Akira Suzuki

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Google previewRidley Scott (2011)

A Critical Filmography by William B. Parrill

A Taxing Woman is a comedy, albeit a wonderful one, and The Funeral more nearly resembles the American independent films ofJohn Cassavetes than a big- budget American crime film. David Denby, in New York, unfairly described Scott as ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Postwar Japan (2011)

by William D. Hoover

Itami directed Marusa no onna (A Taxing Woman), which won the Japanese Academy Award for the best film in 1987. Having previously lampooned obsessions with death and food, Itami created a phenomenal success in Japan by moving on ...

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