Ragpicker's Angel
Ragpicker's Angel
Theatrical poster to Ragpicker's Angel
Directed by Heinosuke Gosho[1]
Written by Keiji Hasebe
Music by Yasushi Akutagawa
Cinematography Haruo Takeno
Editing by Shin Nagata
Distributed by Shōchiku
Released December 7, 1958
Running time 109 min.
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Ragpicker's Angel or Maria of the Ant Village (蟻の街のマリア Ari no machi no Maria) is a 1958 film directed by Heinosuke Gosho.[1] Gosho won the OCIC Award at the 1959 San Sebastián International Film Festival for this film.[2]




  1. 1.0 1.1 "蟻の街のマリア" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  2. "Awards for Ragpicker's Angel (1958)" at IMDb.
  3. "蟻の街のマリア" (in Japanese). Kinema Jumpo. Retrieved 2011-02-11.

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