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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 [[Performer~P117520~Yoji Yamada~yojiyamada]] is masterful at wringing poignancy and pathos out of this transparent script and he has a good team of actors. Kosaku ([[Performer~P69627~Ken Takakura~kentakakura]]) shows up looking for work one day at a remote farmhouse run by a mother ([[Performer~P3351~Chieko Baisho~chiekobaisho]]) and her son...more