SKU 6573

A JAPANESE TRAGEDY (1953) * with switchable English and German subtitles *

Directed by Keisuke Kinoshita Written by Keisuke Kinoshota Starring Yūko Mochizuki Yōko Katsuragi Masumi Taura

War widow Haruke, mother of two children, gets involved in prostitution during and after the Second World War to raise money for the family and secure a proper education for her children. Her son Seiichi and daughter Utako, sharing a flat of their own, are embarrassed by their mother's activities and try to avoid her visits to them. Eager to cut ties with his past and poor upbringing, Seiichi, a medical student, aims at being adopted by an upper-class family. His sister Utako studies dressmaking and attends an English language school, fooling around with her married teacher. 

DVD-R is in Japanese with switchable English and German subtitles. Approx. 111 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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