32nd Hochi Movie Awards announced
Sports Hochi has revealed the winners of its 32nd Hochi Movie Awards.
Masayuki Suo’s “Soredemo Boku wa Yattenai” picked up two of the eight awards, earning Best Picture while star Ryo Kase earned Best Actor. Kumiko Aso won Best Actress for her performance in Kiyoshi Sasabe’s “Yunagi no Machi, Sakura no Kuni.”
Best Supporting Actor went to Shiro Ito
for “Shaberedomo Shaberedomo
” and “Maiko Haaaan!!!
,” while Best Supporting Actress went to Hiromi Nagasaku
for “Funuke Domo, Kanashimi no Ai wo Misero
Teen actress Kaho
won Best Newcomer for her starring role in “Tennen Kokekko
.” That film, along with “The Matsugane Potshot Affair
,” earned Nobuhiro Yamashita
the title of Best Director.
Lastly, Best Foreign Film was given to Robert Altman’s “A Prairie Home Companion.”