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Autumn Has Already Started (1960)
"Aki tachinu" (original title)

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Single mum (father of child dead) from the country with 6th grade boy comes to Tokyo, leaves the boy to live with his uncle's family - wife... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nobuko Otowa ...
Shigeko Fukatani - Hideo's Mother
Jun Fujimaki
Kamatari Fujiwara ...
Tsunekichi Yamada - Hideo's Uncle
Yôsuke Natsuki ...
Shotaro Yamada
Natsuko Kahara ...
Sakae - Tsunekichi's Wife
Daisuke Katô ...
Tomioka - The Lover
Seizaburô Kawazu ...
Asao
Hisako Hara ...
Harue - The Sister
Kin Sugai ...
The Aunt
Naoya Kusakawa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hiroshi Akitsu
Murasaki Fujima ...
Naoya
Chisako Hara
Futaba Ichiki ...
Junko Mishima - Hideo's Girlfriend (as Futaba Hitotsugi)
Rumi Konishi
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Single mum (father of child dead) from the country with 6th grade boy comes to Tokyo, leaves the boy to live with his uncle's family - wife... See full synopsis »

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1 October 1960 (Japan)  »

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Aki tachinu  »

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Remade as Kaze tachinu (1976) See more »

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It's a kid's life
12 July 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a bit sad but great. Think Kes, the Railway Children and other great children's classics. There's sadness but never sentimentality because children just have to deal with what happens to them.

Here, the kids have single parents, other kids get at them, there's uncertainty and dislocation. Responsible adults can be unfair and ignore or deceive their children. Still, they make friends, have interests and pastimes and are often looked after by friendly grownups, even if their parents aren't perfect. As ever, the strong group culture of Japan, as portrayed, is supportive, even if sometimes oppressive.

The filming is wonderful, not a redundant interior or exterior shot in the pacey 78 minutes and the acting is great by all concerned. Several locations are used well and tied together with street and travel scenes.

Take your kids or not - you'll love it.


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