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The Balloon (1956)

Fûsen (original title)

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Credited cast:
Shirô Amakusa ...
Yamaguchi, photo shop owner
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Kumiko Yamana
Izumi Ashikawa ...
Tamako Murakami
Keiko Azuma ...
Woman clerk
Yôko Benisawa ...
Landlady
Hiroshi Chô ...
Secretary (as Susumu Uemura)
Kô Date
Toyo Fukuda ...
Maid at Murakami's
Sachiko Hidari ...
Ruiko Aso
Yoshirô Katô ...
Waiter at Tom
Mie Kitahara ...
Mikiko Mikihara
Reiko Kuba ...
Maid C
Shinsuke Maki ...
Tatsujirô Aso
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Keikichi Murakami
Yasuko Mishima ...
Maid B
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19 February 1956 (Japan)  »

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