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Yumeji Tsukioka ...
Fumiko Shimojô
Ryôji Hayama ...
Akira Ôtsuki
Junkichi Orimoto ...
Shigeru Anzai
Hiroko Kawasaki ...
Tatsuko
Shirô Ôsaka ...
Yoshio
Tôru Abe ...
Yamagami
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Mori
Yôko Sugi ...
Kinuko
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Chôko Iida ...
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Bokuzen Hidari ...
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Yoshiko Tsubouchi ...
Mrs. Shirakawa (as Mieko Tsubouchi)
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Fumiko, mother of two children and wife of an unfaithful man who shows a low self esteem, shares her family life with her asleep vocation as a poetess. The beginning of her successful literary career coincides with her divorce and the development of a serious illness: a breast cancer, which leads her to lose her breasts. In the last stage of her life she meets a young journalist arrived from Tokyo, an admirer of her work, who want to write a story on her life. Both live a secret love history. Written by Anonymous

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23 November 1955 (Japan)  »

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