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FULL SYNOPSIS

The environment and the movie stars at a Japanese film studio in the early '30s are recreated in this drama that looks back on a distinctive period in cinematic history. Using celebrated director Yasujiro Ozu as a model, fictional director Ogata (Ittoku Kishibe) discovers a new female star quite by accident. Koharu Tanaka (Narimi Arimori) works selling candy at a studio theater when she is given a part as a bit player. After the studio's top leading lady is embroiled in a scandal, Koharu is suddenly thrust into the limelight when she replaces her in a film and gains instant fame and fortune. But the going is not always easy, and she soon seeks help from unexpected quarters. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast

Narimi Arimori
as Koharu
Kiyoshi Atsumi
as Kihachi, her Father
Kiichi Nakai
as Kenjiro Shimada
Chieko Baisho
as Yuki
Koshiro Matsumoto
as Kida Stidio Head
Keiko Matsuzaka
as Sumie Kawahima
Kei Suma
as Ogura
Ittoku Kishibe
as Ogata
Chishu Ryu
as Tomo

Crew

Yoji Yamada
Director
Shigemi Sugisaki
Producer
Nobutoshi Masmuoto
Producer
Yoshitaro Nomura
Producer
Kiyoshi Shimazu
Producer
Yoshitaka Asama
Screenwriter
Taichi Yamada
Screenwriter
Hisashi Inoue
Screenwriter
Yoji Yamada
Screenwriter
Tetsuo Takaba
Cinematographer
Naozumi Yamamoto
Composer (Music Score)
Mitsuo Dekawa
Art Director
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