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Subarashiki nichiyôbi ()


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During a Sunday trip into war-ravaged Tokyo, despairing Yuzo and optimistic Masako look for work and lodging, as well as affordable entertainments to pass the time.

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Isao Numasaki ...
Yuzo
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Masako
Atsushi Watanabe ...
Yamamoto
Zekô Nakamura ...
Dessert Shop Owner
Ichirô Namiki ...
Street Photographer
Toppa Utsumi ...
Street Photographer
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Yamiya, the black-marketeer
Masao Shimizu ...
Dance Hall Manager
Tokuji Kobayashi ...
Overweight apartment receptionist
Shiro Mizutani ...
Waif
Aguri Hidaka ...
Dancer
Midori Ariyama ...
Sono, Yamiya's mistress
Katao Kawasaki ...
Bakery Owner
Toshi Mori ...
Apartment Superintendent
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Sachio Sakai ...
Shady Ticket Man (uncredited)

Directed by

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Akira Kurosawa

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Akira Kurosawa ... ()
 
Keinosuke Uekusa ... ()

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Sôjirô Motoki ... producer

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Tadashi Hattori

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Asakazu Nakai

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Zenji Koizumi ... negative cutter

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Kazuo Kubo

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Tsuneo Kobayashi ... chief assistant director
Zenji Koizumi ... assistant director

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Ichirô Minawa ... sound effects editor
Shigeharu Yasue ... sound

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Kyuichirô Kishida ... lighting technician
Takao Saitô ... assistant camera
Yoji Takagi ... still photographer

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Reiko Kawamura ... script supervisor
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Plot Summary

Yuzo and his fiancée Masako spend their Sunday afternoon together, trying to have a good time on just thirty-five yen. They manage to have many small adventures, especially because Masako's optimism and belief in dreams is able to lift Yuzo from his realistic despair. Written by Jim Beaver

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Also Known As
  • 素晴らしき日曜日 (Japan, Japanese title)
  • One Wonderful Sunday (World-wide, English title)
  • Un merveilleux dimanche (France)
  • Ein wunderschöner Sonntag (Germany)
  • Un domingo maravilloso (Spain)
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  • 108 min
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Trivia The film's climax was considered a failure in both Japan and the U.S. as audiences refused to clap for the lead characters, though supposedly it went over very well in France, gaining much audience participation. See more »
Quotes Masako: All you people, applaud. All you young lovers, applaud for your dreams.
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