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A Wife Confesses (1961)
"Tsuma wa kokuhaku suru" (original title)

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Ayako is charged with murdering her much older academic husband while climbing a mountain. Ayako was having an affair, apparently with her husband's approval, and this complicates the trial.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ayako Wakao ...
Ayako Takigawa
Hiroshi Kawaguchi ...
Osamu Kôda
Eitarô Ozawa ...
Ryôkichi Takigawa
Haruko Mabuchi ...
Rie Munakata
Jun Negami ...
Lawyer Sugiyama
Hideo Takamatsu ...
Public Prosecutor Kasai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ichirô Aminaka
Tomio Hanano
Gai Harada
Chikara Hashimoto
Tôru Konoki
Kazuo Mori
Yûji Moriya
Fumiko Murata
Takashi Nakamura
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Ayako is charged with murdering her much older academic husband while climbing a mountain. Ayako was having an affair, apparently with her husband's approval, and this complicates the trial.

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