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Downtown (1957)

Shitamachi (original title)
A young woman whose husband has died in the war loses her will to live, sinking deeper and deeper into depression and isolation. A gentle workman falls in love with her and helps her to find new life.

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Haruo Tanaka
Jun Tatara
Keiko Awaji
Chieko Murata
Harunori Kametani
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A young Japanese woman, widowed in the Second World War, has her young son to raise but can find nothing else to live for. Grief for her lost husband and her diminished circumstances nearly overwhelms her. When a plain-spoken workman comes to work for her, she finds new meaning in life and a strength that enables her to withstand new tragedies. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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