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Josei no shôri (1946)

 -  Drama  -  18 April 1946 (Japan)
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A socially committed film about the feudal state of many Japanese women in 1946. Hiroko Hosokawa, a female lawyer, defends Mrs. Asakura, who suffocated her child in her grief after her ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Michiko Kuwano ...
Michiko
Mitsuko Miura ...
Moto Asakura
Shin Tokudaiji ...
Keita Yamaoka
Kinuko Wakamizu
Akiko Kazami ...
Tokie Ishida
Shin'yô Nara ...
Judge
Kappei Matsumoto ...
Prosecutor Shuichirô Kôno
Toyo Takahashi ...
Setsu, Hiroko's mother (as Toyoko Takahashi)
Toshinosuke Nagao ...
Prosecutor Mizushima
Yôko Benisawa ...
Hisa, Moto's mother
Eiko Uchimura ...
Yukiko, Hiroko's younger sister
Katsumi Kubota ...
Doctor
Kuniko Igawa ...
Nurse (as Toshiko Kôno)
Yoshino Tani ...
Maid
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A socially committed film about the feudal state of many Japanese women in 1946. Hiroko Hosokawa, a female lawyer, defends Mrs. Asakura, who suffocated her child in her grief after her husband died penniless following an industrial accident. The prosecutor is Hiroko's sister's husband Kono, who also sent Hiroko's fiance, Yamaoka, to jail for his liberal views during the war. Yamaoka has just been freed, but is seriously ill from his time in prison. Written by Will Gilbert

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Kenji Mizoguchi's one of the best works
8 June 2002 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

As a part of trilogy "Fighting Women" this movie is the best, I feel. Mizoguchi capture's person's heart with a cool and objective view, taking person closer to Japanese society and living. Mizoguchi's favorite actress Kinuyo Tanaka performs great as a strong minded Japanese female lawyer. "With the death of Mizoguchi, Japanese film lost its truest creator." -- Akira Kurosawa


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