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Watashi wa nisai (1962)

The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts... See full summary »

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Chiyo
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Tarô, the baby
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Misako Watanabe ...
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Masako Kyôzuka ...
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Mayumi Kurata ...
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Jun Hamamura ...
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Yôko Hizakura
Hiroko Hanai
Akira Natsuki ...
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The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts of the child. They initially live in an apartment building, and then move into the doting grandmother's house. Written by Will Gilbert

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Official submission of Japan for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 35th Academy Awards in 1963. See more »

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charming little family story
23 July 1999 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

A little story about first time parents. Over-protective and naive family moves in with Mother-in-law who spoils the kid rotten. Kinda slow at times but has some cute moments.


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