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Harukanaru Yama No Yobigoe


Most viewers will recognize the tear-jerking techniques used in this transparent, sometimes understated melodrama, but they may succumb anyway. Director Yoji Yamada is masterful at wringing poignancy and pathos out of this transparent script and he has a good team of actors. Kosaku (Ken Takakura) shows up looking for work one day at a remote farmhouse run by a mother (more