Life of a Country Doctor

Fundoshi isha (Original title)

1961 Drama

About

A skilled country doctor's talents are such that he can even perform operations as difficult and novel as removing a patient's kidney for the first time in Japan. Unfortunately for him, however, his wife's addiction to gambling is of such a magnitude that he is down to selling his underwear to make money. The image sticks and he becomes known as the 'underwear doctor.' On the other hand, his succe...

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Directed by

Hiroshi Inagaki

Written by

Ryûzô Kikushima (Screenplay)
Minoru Nakano (Novel)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast