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A Distant Cry from Spring (1980)

Haruka naru yama no yobigoe (original title)
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Kôsaku Tajima
Chieko Baishô ...
Tamiko Kazami
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Takeshi Kazami
Tetsuya Takeda
Noko Konoha
Mizuho Suzuki
Tokuko Sugiyama
Tappei Shimokawa
Yasujirô Ono
Hirohisa Sonoda
Takuji Aoki
Gô Awazu
Kyôichi Satô
Megumi Otake
Kazuhiko Kasai
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Just beautiful
27 January 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I have first seen this movie in the 80s. I was only a child and the movie was on Romanian television, who at that time only transmitted in black & white. Funny how I still remembered the opening scene with the stranger arriving at an isolated farm during a storm. I found the movie now almost by chance. I heard that Ken Takakura died last year and I was very sad to hear it, I always liked his stoic acting. I searched IMDb for his movies and found this one among others. I love the movie. I have seen others with better plot, better directing, maybe better actors ... maybe. But there is something so authentic, so simple and yet so deep about this movie that I just love it. By the way, the last scene is incredible. One of the all-time classics, in my opinion. If you can get the movie don't miss it.


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