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Nobuko Otowa ...
Ginko
Sumiko Hidaka ...
Somefuku
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Tamiko
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Wakabayashi
Jûkichi Uno ...
Ginzo
Akira Yamauchi ...
Kuramochi
Yôichi Numata ...
Kurisu
Osamu Takizawa ...
Ino
Ichirô Sugai ...
Isogai
Masao Shimizu ...
Nagase
Taiji Tonoyama ...
Yamada
Zenpei Saga
Eitarô Shindô
Eijirô Yanagi
Yuriko Hanabusa ...
Kuramochi's mother
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Shusei Tokuda's starkly realistic novel about a poor girl pressed into becoming a geisha was forcefully adapted by Kaneto Shindo (Onibaba). When Ginko (Nobuko Otowa, Shindo's wife) falls in love with one of her clients, she is handily rebuffed by the young man's wealthy family, and left to wander from geisha house to geisha house.

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8 April 1953 (Japan)  »

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Poniewaz kocham  »

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