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Late Spring (晩春 / Banshun) (1949)

Late Spring
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8.3 IMDB rating
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Chishu Ryu Chishu Ryu
Shukichi Somiya
Setsuko Hara Setsuko Hara
Noriko Somiya
Yumeji Tsukioka Yumeji Tsukioka
Aya Kitagawa
Haruko Sugimura Haruko Sugimura
Masa Taguchi
Hohi Aoki Hohi Aoki
Jun Usami Jun Usami
Shôichi Hattori
Kuniko Miyake Kuniko Miyake
Akiko Miwa
Masao Mishima Masao Mishima
Jo Onodera

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Kazuo Hirotsu Kazuo Hirotsu
Kôgo Noda Kôgo Noda
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2 years, 7 months ago at Feb 2 21:16
One of the most amazing films on romance. This movie challenges the issues behind arranged marriage in Japan.
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Noriko is 27 years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay taking care of her father.
Release date: 21 July 1972
Tags: Japan (11), 1940s (9), Drama (6), Marriage (5), 1949 (5), Japanese (5), Sacrifice (4), Family (4), Asian (4), Father (3), Slice Of Life (3), Widower (3), Fidelity (3), Black & White (3), Bw (3), Retro Asian (2), Daughter (2), 40's (2), Language Japanese (2), East Asia (2)
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