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1964

Kikyo

Homecoming

帰郷

Release Date
August, 14th, 1964
Running Time
97 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
-
Screen Size
Cinema Scope (1:2.35)

[ Directed by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

NIKKATSU

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

NIKKATSU

[ Story ]

Moriya Tomoko, a young girl working for a publishing company, is told by a woman art dealer that her real father did not die, as everyone believes, during the revolution in Cuba, but is now living in Japan.
Tomoko's mother has remarried a strict, narrow-minded university professor, whose only worry is protecting his family name from the slightest blemish.
Tomoko meets her real father in Nara, not knowing how to accept the man she sees before her, and he not knowing what to say to his daughter. A touching story of a man who has lost both his country and his family, who realizes that his homecoming will only disturb the peaceful lives of the ones he loves, and decides to leave his native land forever.

【Quoted from the database of Nikkatsu Corporation】
【Quoted from Unijapan Film Quarterly 1964.7.4】

[ Contact (International) ]

Nikkatsu Corporation
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Attn: KAWAI Emico, FURUKAWA Mami, KATO Taku, SUNG Tzwei
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