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Love and Death



Sekai o kakeru koi

Release Date : July, 12th, 1959
Running Time : 105 min
Genre : Feature

Color : Color
Screening Format : -
Screen Size : Cinema Scope (1:2.35)
Sound Processing : -

[ Directed by ] TAKIZAWA Eisuke

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Starring the screen idol Yujiro Ishihara, "Love and Death" based on the famous novel by Mushanokoji Saneatsu is the first Japanese film to be made on location in Europe.
Muraoka Yuji, an assistant professor, falls in love with beautiful Nonomura Hatsuko. Just after they become engaged Yuji learns that he has won first prize in a contest and that he is to go to Rome to receive the award.
However, although he cannot bear to leave Hatsuko and feels no attraction for Europe he starts out across the world ... and little does he realize what the faults have in store for him and his beloved.

【Quoted from the database of Nikkatsu Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1959.2.4】

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Nikkatsu Corporation International Sales
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Attn: KAWAI Emico, FURUKAWA Mami, KATO Taku
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