About

Mikio Naruse's second adaptation of a novel by Fumiko Hayashi stars Hideko Takamine, the director's frequent muse, as bus conductress Kiyoko Komori, the youngest daughter in a family of squabbling half-siblings. All the children are products of different fathers, though they share the same mother: a tragically weak-willed woman named Osei (Kumeko Urabe). The familial tension only increases when th...

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Directed by

Mikio Naruse

Written by

Fumiko Hayashi (Novel)
Sumie Tanaka (Screenplay)

Runtime

87 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

parent child relationship based on novel or book sister