In a charity hospital, a hard-bitten but honorable older doctor, Dr. Niide, takes a young intern under his guidance through the course of a number of difficult cases. Written by
Jim Beaver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Period construction of the hospital went as far as to use the right kind of aged wood that would have been used in the region at the time the film is set, per Akira Kurosawa
's request. See more
Niide's uniform is drenched when he arrives at Sahachi's house, but is completely dry when he goes to leave a short time later. See more
It's really terrible here. Being here makes you wonder why you wanted to be a doctor.
Dr. Noboru Yasumoto
[Suddenly noticing an unpleasant odor
It smells like rotten fruit.
It's the smell of the poor.