Oscar Movies: Harp of Burma (1956) (aka The Burmese Harp)

This horrifying yet poetic Japanese tale, directed by Kon Ichikawa, centers on a soldier who, after the end of WWI, stays on in Burma, motivated by religious considerations to bury the dead

Oscar Nominations: 1

Best Foreign Language Film

 

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Best Foreign Lnaguage Film was La Strada.