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Those Who Make Tomorrow (1946)

Asu o tsukuru hitobito (original title)
Two sisters, one a dancer and the other a script supervisor at a big movie studio, become embroiled in union activities when a strike is called in sympathy with striking railroad workers, ... See full summary »

Writers:

Yûsaku Yamagata (screenplay), Kajirô Yamamoto (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Takashi Shimura ... Theatre manager
Kenji Susukida Kenji Susukida ... Gintaro Okamoto, Father
Masayuki Mori ... Seizo Hori, Chauffeur
Sumie Tsubaki Sumie Tsubaki ... Chiyoko Hori, Chauffeur's Wife
Chieko Nakakita ... Yoshiko Okamoto, Elder Sister
Sayuri Tanima Sayuri Tanima ... Shizumi, Dancing girl
Chieko Takehisa Chieko Takehisa ... Kin Okamoto, Mother
Mitsue Tachibana Mitsue Tachibana ... Aiko Okamoto, Younger sister
Hyô Kitazawa Hyô Kitazawa ... Director
Kenzô Asada Kenzô Asada ... Kume
Itoko Kôno Itoko Kôno ... Fumie, Actress
Ichirô Chiba Ichirô Chiba ... Matsui, Lightman
Masao Shimizu Masao Shimizu ... Section chief
Yuriko Hamada Yuriko Hamada ... Tokiko, 2nd Dancing Girl
Sachiko Mitani Sachiko Mitani ... Haruko, 3rd Dancing girl
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Storyline

Two sisters, one a dancer and the other a script supervisor at a big movie studio, become embroiled in union activities when a strike is called in sympathy with striking railroad workers, one of whom boards with the sisters and their parents. The girls' father argues with them about their strike, but finds his views changing when he himself loses his job. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Genres:

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Co-director Akira Kurosawa was forced by Toho studios to participate in this film's production, but disliked having to do so and never included it in his credits. See more »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

2 May 1946 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Anha ke farda ra misazand See more »

Filming Locations:

Toho Studios, Tokyo, Japan

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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