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Where Chimneys Are Seen (1953)

Entotsu no mieru basho (original title)
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Hiroko Ogata
Ken Uehara ...
Ryukichi Ogata
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Senko Azuma
Hiroshi Akutagawa ...
Kenzo Kubo
Chieko Seki ...
Yukiko Ikeda
Ranko Hanai ...
Katsuko Ishibashi
Takeshi Sakamoto ...
Tokuji Kawamura
Haruo Tanaka ...
Chuji Tsukahara
Eiko Miyoshi ...
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Kumeko Urabe ...
Kayo Nojima
Hikaru Hoshi
Zekô Nakamura
Shigeru Ogura
Eiko Ôhara
Noriko Honma
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18 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles Ca) – See all my reviews

Another strong postwar melodrama of hard, hard times in Japan. This one, however, has the heartbreak undercut with a certain hopefulness and humor. A little uneven at times, and the character who starts out as the storyteller falls into the background. Still, if you get a chance to see this(it's not on video or DVD) jump at it. Nine out of ten.






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