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The Living Magoroku (1943)

Ikite iru Magoroku (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 18 November 1943 (Japan)
Propaganda film about a family that won't allow the military to grow crops on their fields due to their superstitious beliefs about their son's illness, with sub-plots about about the family's heirloom sword and a blossoming romance.

Director:

Keisuke Kinoshita
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Uehara Ken Uehara
Fumiko Katsuragi Fumiko Katsuragi
Mitsuko Yoshikawa
Yasumi Hara Yasumi Hara
Kurumi Yamabato Kurumi Yamabato
Toshio Hosokawa Toshio Hosokawa
Reikichi Kawamura Reikichi Kawamura
Tokusaburo Miyako Tokusaburo Miyako
Kuniko Igawa
Takeshi Sakamoto
Fumiko Okamura Fumiko Okamura
Masami Maehata Masami Maehata
Kôji Kawabe Kôji Kawabe
Hirokazu Yamamoto Hirokazu Yamamoto
Jun Yokoyama Jun Yokoyama
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Storyline

A superstitious farming family is hesitant to use their prized fallow fields to grow crops to help feed the nation's troops. Kinoshita's rural drama was made to promote the war effort, but his story branches off in many directions, including one subplot about the family's heirloom samurai sword and another about a blossoming young romance. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 November 1943 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Magoroku Is Alive See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shochiku See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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