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The Eternal Breasts (1955)

Chibusa yo eien nare (original title)
Fumiko, mother of two children and wife of an unfaithful man who shows a low self esteem, shares her family life with her asleep vocation as a poetess. The beginning of her successful ... See full summary »

Director:

Kinuyo Tanaka

Writer:

Sumie Tanaka
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Cast

Cast overview:
Yumeji Tsukioka Yumeji Tsukioka ... Fumiko Shimojô
Ryôji Hayama Ryôji Hayama ... Akira Ôtsuki
Junkichi Orimoto Junkichi Orimoto ... Shigeru Anzai
Hiroko Kawasaki Hiroko Kawasaki ... Tatsuko
Shirô Ôsaka Shirô Ôsaka ... Yoshio
Tôru Abe Tôru Abe ... Yamagami
Masayuki Mori ... Mori
Yôko Sugi Yôko Sugi ... Kinuko
Kinuyo Tanaka ... Neighbor's wife
Chôko Iida ... Hide
Bokuzen Hidari ... Hide's husband
Yoshiko Tsubouchi ... Mrs. Shirakawa (as Mieko Tsubouchi)
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Storyline

Fumiko, mother of two children and wife of an unfaithful man who shows a low self esteem, shares her family life with her asleep vocation as a poetess. The beginning of her successful literary career coincides with her divorce and the development of a serious illness: a breast cancer, which leads her to lose her breasts. In the last stage of her life she meets a young journalist arrived from Tokyo, an admirer of her work, who want to write a story on her life. Both live a secret love history. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

23 November 1955 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Eternal Breasts See more »

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Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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'O sole mio
Words by Giovanni Capurro and music by Eduardo Di Capua
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