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A military explorer meets and befriends a Goldi man in Russia’s unmapped forests. A deep and abiding bond evolves between the two men, one civilized in the usual sense, the other at home in the glacial Siberian woods.

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Directed by

Akira Kurosawa

Written by

Akira Kurosawa (Author)
Vladimir Arsenyev (Author)
Yuriy Nagibin (Screenplay)

Runtime

141 minutes

Country

Japan, Russia, Soviet Union

Language

Russian

Tagline

Kurosawa's Academy Award Winning Masterpiece

Cast

Keywords

friendship map nature trapper siberia hermit 1910s tiger getting lost exploration stadt russian soldier

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#445 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film