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The Last Embrace (1953)

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Yukiko Nogami is rescued during a mountain blizzard by handsome forester Shinkichi, and the two subsequently fall in love. But when Shinkichi dies in an avalanche, Yukiko leaves the ... See full summary »

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Yukiko Nogami (as Yoshiko Yamaguchi)
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Shinkichi / Hayakawa
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Watanabe, alias Nabesan
Akihiko Hirata ...
Yamaoka, alias Sandaime
Hiroshi Koizumi ...
Yoshikawa, alias Sampei
Sachio Sakai ...
Uchimura, alias Saboten
Ren Yamamoto ...
Numaguchi, alias Kurochan
Seiji Miyaguchi ...
Gangster
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Gangster
Toyoko Takegawa ...
Madame Natsuko
Yô Shiomi ...
Mitsutaro
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Yukiko Nogami is rescued during a mountain blizzard by handsome forester Shinkichi, and the two subsequently fall in love. But when Shinkichi dies in an avalanche, Yukiko leaves the mountains in despair and takes a job in a bar where she becomes deeply involved in the personal lives of several of the patrons. One day she thinks she sees Shinkichi alive, but it turns out to be a gangster named Hayakawa, a man on the run who bears an astonishing resemblance to Yukiko's lost love. Against her better judgment, she is drawn to help Hayakawa, though clearly danger follows him. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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