About

A married Japanese forester during WWII is sent to Indochina to manage forests. He meets a young Japanese typist and promises to leave his wife. He doesn't and after the war, she turns up and the affair resumes.

7.8
17
Directed by

Mikio Naruse

Written by

Yoko Mizuki (Screenplay)
Fumiko Hayashi (Novel)

Runtime

123 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

based on novel or book forbidden love bathing

Lists

#253 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?