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Toshirō Mifune plays a young idealistic doctor who works at his father's (Takashi Shimura) clinic in a small and seedy district. During the war, he contracts syphilis from the blood of a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. Treating himself in secret and tormented by his conscience, he rejects his heartbroken fiancée without explanation.

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Directed by

Akira Kurosawa

Written by

Akira Kurosawa (Writer)
Kazuo Kikuta (Writer)

Runtime

95 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

nurse doctor surgeon syphillis field hospital