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Kyoto (1963)

| Drama | March 1964 (USA)
Two twin girls are separated at birth. One grows up in a loving family. The other one doesn't. They finally meat by complete accident on a town fair. No one ever told them about the other one so they begin familiarizing with each other.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
... Chieko / Naeko
Hiroyuki Nagato ... Hideo Otomo
Seiji Miyaguchi ... Takichiro Sada
Teruo Yoshida ... Ryusuke Mizuki
Tamotsu Hayakawa ... Shinichi Mizuki
... Sosuke Otomo
Yoshiko Nakamura ... Shige
Michiyo Tamaki ... Masako
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kakuko Chino ... Geisha Girl
Junko Hara
Shibuya Haruka
Isao Imamura
Koyama Katsuyo
Tachibana Kazue
Taniguchi Keiko
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Two twin girls are separated at birth. One grows up in a loving family. The other one doesn't. They finally meat by complete accident on a town fair. No one ever told them about the other one so they begin familiarizing with each other.

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Twin Sisters of Kyoto  »

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Official submission of Japan for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 36th Academy Awards in 1964. See more »

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Version of Koto (1980) See more »

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Gentle story of twins separated at birth
23 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

A beautiful girl, treated as an only child by considerate adoptive parents, is shocked to meet her identical twin at a fair. She learns that she and her twin sister were separated immediately after birth because of superstitions. Her twin had an unhappy upbringing. An earnest suitor is confused as to which of the two he should pursue.


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