Junai Monogatari is about two poor youths, Mitsuko and Kando, rebelling against society in various ways, who are desperately trying to be together despite tortuous circumstances.

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Shinjirô Ehara ...
Kantarô Hayakawa
Hitomi Nakahara ...
Mitsuko Miyauchi
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Shitayama
Isao Kimura ...
Doctor at Segawa Hsopital
Yoshi Katô ...
Prof. Suzuki
Seiji Miyaguchi ...
Judge
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Garbage man
Kaoru Kusuda ...
Prof. Kojima
Toshiko Kobayashi ...
Rich woman
Mayumi Fujisato ...
Prof. Itaya
Haruko Toda ...
Tanaka's mother
Makiko Kitashiro
Michiko Araki ...
Nurse at Segawa Hospital
Teruko Kishi
Teruko Nagaoka
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Junai Monogatari is about two poor youths, Mitsuko and Kando, rebelling against society in various ways, who are desperately trying to be together despite tortuous circumstances.

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15 October 1957 (Japan)  »

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The Story of Pure Love  »

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