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1963

Samurai no ko

A Modern Samurai Village

サムライの子

Release Date
February, 24th, 1963
Running Time
94 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Monochrome
Screening Format
-
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

NIKKATSU

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

NIKKATSU

[ Story ]

Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost main island, delights the eyes with its ever-changing scenic beauty......the deep snows of winter, the sudden unfolding of the buds in spring, the fields and cities alive with vivid flowers in summer, and the scarlet tints of changing leaves in autumn. Even here, however, so blessed by the beauties of nature, life has its ups and downs, its joys and its sorrows.
Tajima Yumi, in grade school, is overjoyed when her father says they are moving to an apartment in a big city. But the beautiful home she had imagined is in a slum area called Samurai Village, a little Casbah, where people live from hand to mouth.
To make things worse, a group of vagrants descends on the already crowded ragpickers' village. The sight depresses and saddens little Yumi, but when her father gives up drinking, it makes up for everything in her eyes, and when he runs past liquor shops to avoid temptation, Yumi's laughter rings out merrily again.

【Quoted from the database of Nikkatsu Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1963.6.2】

[ Contact (International) ]

Nikkatsu Corporation
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