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Tomorrow - ashita (1988)

On 9 August 1945, the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. This film describes the daily life of people the day before that fateful event, their feelings of joy and sadness. For them, tomorrow would never come.

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Credited cast:
... Tsuruko / Yae's married sister
... Yae Miura / Yae Nakagawa / Shôji's bride / Akiko & Tsuruko's sister
Nobuko Sendô ... Akiko Miura / Yae's unmarried sister
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michiko Araki ... Fujio's mother
Moeko Ezawa ... Mine
... Yamaguchi
Wakaba Irie ... Mitsue
Hiroko Isayama ... Prostitute
... Midwife
Arthur Kuroda ... Ishihara
Daigo Kusano ... Pharmacist
Toshie Kusunoki ... Landlady
Haruko Mabuchi ... Tsui
Kaori Mizushima ... Aya
Osami Nabe ... Mizumoto
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On 9 August 1945, the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki. This film describes the daily life of people the day before that fateful event, their feelings of joy and sadness. For them, tomorrow would never come.

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