Tsuyako (2011)

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In postwar Japan, Tsuyako, a factory worker and mother, must decide between duty and love, her family and her freedom.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sachiko Katsumata ...
Miho Fujima ...
Sonoe Mizoguchi ...
Shinji Ozeki ...
Chieko Ichikawa ...
Older Yoshie
Yuki Kimura ...
Sora Urata ...
Nanmi Ishida ...
Itoka Tsuji ...
Lin Matsukawa ...
Mother at Train Station
Minoru Hirata ...
Father at Train Station
Yuki Hamada ...
Kurando Matsumura ...
Factory Worker
Chizuko Hazama ...
Factory Worker
Yuji Ueno ...
Factory Worker


In postwar Japan, Tsuyako, a factory worker and mother, must decide between duty and love, her family and her freedom.

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