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A Wife's Heart (1956)

Tsuma no kokoro (original title)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hideko Takamine ... Kiyoko
Toshirô Mifune ... Kenkichi
Keiju Kobayashi Keiju Kobayashi ... Shinji
Akemi Negishi ... Sumiko
Yôko Sugi Yôko Sugi ... Yumiko
Machiko Kitagawa Machiko Kitagawa
Chieko Nakakita Chieko Nakakita ... Kaoru
Ranko Hanai
Sadako Sawamura Sadako Sawamura
Eiko Miyoshi Eiko Miyoshi
Minoru Chiaki ... Zenichi
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô
Haruo Tanaka Haruo Tanaka
Yoshio Tsuchiya Yoshio Tsuchiya
Toyoji Shimozawa Toyoji Shimozawa
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

3 May 1956 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Wife's Heart See more »

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Toho Company See more »
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Mono
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