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Kyo ni ikiru

We Live Today


Release Date
March, 10th, 1959
Running Time
94 min
Screening Format
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)

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[ Story ]

One day a man named Jo Shunji makes a sudden appearance at the Uzan Mine where quarrels break out everyday between the Mikuni and Yamaichi Transportation Companies over the transport of ore. Realizing the underhand practices of the Mikuni Company, Shunii joins the Yamaichi firm, and distinguishes himself, The Mikuni Co. then try unsuccessfully to win Shunji over to their side.
Mikuni now secretly enlist the support of Sano the chief of the transportation section of the mine.
One day the Yamaichi men are beaten by the Mikuni people and when Shunji hastens to the scene of the fight he is greatly surprised to find Yumiko, his sweetheart, who has been looking for him.
When Yamada, the president of the Yamaichi Company is discovered dead, his body bearing marks of violence, Shunji finds that he has been murdered. And with the truth revealed peace returns to the mine.

【Quoted from the database of Nikkatsu Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1959.2.3】

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