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Nihon No Higeki
     

Nihon No Higeki

Director: Keisuke Kinoshita

Cast: Keiko Awaji, Yoko Katsuragi, Yuko Mochizuki

 
Having lost her husband in the war, Haruko Inoue (wonderfully played by Yuko Mochizuki) struggles to raise her children. Making innumerable sacrifices for them, including prostituting herself, Haruko decides to send them to live with her brother in Tokyo. Her daughter becomes compromised in a flirtation with a teacher and Haruko rushes to the city. Once in Tokyo, she

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Having lost her husband in the war, Haruko Inoue (wonderfully played by Yuko Mochizuki) struggles to raise her children. Making innumerable sacrifices for them, including prostituting herself, Haruko decides to send them to live with her brother in Tokyo. Her daughter becomes compromised in a flirtation with a teacher and Haruko rushes to the city. Once in Tokyo, she realizes her children could not love her less and have no respect for her and her sacrifices. Entirely destroyed by this shattering of her illusions, she throws herself in front of a train.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/01/2008
UPC:
4895033729600
Original Release:
1953
Source:
Panorama
Region Code:
123
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:55:00
Sales rank:
44,544

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Tragedy of Japan
2. Chapter 1 [10:28]
3. Chapter 2 [7:35]
4. Chapter 3 [14:18]
5. Chapter 4 [5:48]
6. Chapter 5 [9:33]
7. Chapter 6 [9:36]
9. Chapter 7 [10:59]
10. Chapter 8 [10:00]
11. Chapter 9 [9:25]
12. Chapter 10 [9:45]
13. Chapter 11 [11:06]
14. Chapter 12 [4:47]

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