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The National Film Center in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward presents the works of Noriaki Tsuchimoto (1928-2008), a postwar documentary filmmaker, who is best known for an extensive series of films on Minamata disease, one of the worst industrial pollution-related illnesses in Japan’s history.

Tochigi native Tsuchimoto joined Iwanami Film Production in 1956 and worked on promotional films before making documentaries as a freelancer.

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