SKU 6328

MOTHER (Haha) (1963) * with switchable English subtitles *

Kaneto Shindô Nobuko Otowa ... Tamiko Haruko Sugimura Haruko Sugimura ... Yoshie Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Homizu Aratani Homizu Aratani Kentarô Kaji Kentarô Kaji Takeshi Katô Takeshi Katô ... Toshiro Yasuko Kôyama Yasuko Kôyama Seiji Miyaguchi Seiji Miyaguchi ... Doctor Morihisako Motoyama Morihisako Motoyama Kaoru Natsukawa Kaoru Natsukawa Mayumi Ogawa Mayumi Ogawa ... Madame Kei Satô Kei Satô ... Dr. Koiguchi Kôji Takahashi Kôji Takahashi ... Haruo Tetsuji Takechi Tetsuji Takechi ... Madame's boyfriend Taiji Tonoyama Taiji Tonoyama ... Tajima Shô Wakabayashi

Tear-jerker about Tamiko, a single mother. Her son Toshio is going blind and is diagnosed with a brain tumor. She does not have the money for surgery. She asks her mother Yoshie for money. Yoshie refuses, but arranges a marriage with another single parent, Tajima, on condition he pays for the surgery. Tamiko marries Tajima and works with him in his printing business. Toshio is operated on and recovers. However, tragedy is not far behind.

DVD-R is in Japanese with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 100 mins.  See film samples for sound and video quality!  


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