Thursday, November 7
下町の太陽 (Shitamachi no taiyô)
Director Yôji Yamada
Cast Chieko Baishô, Kyôko Aoi, Michi Aoyama
Screenplay Isao Kumagai, Yôji Yamada | Cinematography Hiroshi Dôwaki
1963 | Japan | 35mm print imported especially for this series | approx. 86 min. | In Japanese with English subtitles created especially for this screening
Cheiko Baishô (Tora-san’s little sister “Sakura”) is happy enough in the Shitamachi soap factory, but she’s got two bad examples re ambition: her sulky salaryman wannabe boyfriend and her bored married school chum. Maybe… Second film by Tora-san’s Yamada.
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