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Fundoshi isha (1961)

| Drama | May 1961 (USA)
A skilled country doctor's talents are such that he can even perform operations as difficult and novel as removing a patient's kidney for the first time in Japan. Unfortunately for him, ... See full summary »

Director:

Hiroshi Inagaki

Writers:

Ryûzô Kikushima, Minoru Nakano (based on the novel by)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Hisaya Morishige Hisaya Morishige ... Keisai Koyama
Setsuko Hara ... Iku, Wife of Keisai
Yôsuke Natsuki Yôsuke Natsuki ... Hangoro
Chiemi Eri Chiemi Eri ... Osaki
Sô Yamamura ... Dr. Meikai Ikeda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mutoshi Happa Mutoshi Happa ... Security Guard
Noriko Honma Noriko Honma ... Sugi
Seiji Ikeda Seiji Ikeda ... Merchant
Shigeki Ishida Shigeki Ishida ... Ushi
Haruya Katô Haruya Katô ... Sanshita, Yakuza Wanna-be
Yoshio Kosugi Yoshio Kosugi ... Gonsuke
Jiro Kumagaya Jiro Kumagaya ... Government Official
Tsuruko Mano Tsuruko Mano ... Farmer's Wife
Fumindo Matsuo Fumindo Matsuo ... Merchant
Jun'ichirô Mukai Jun'ichirô Mukai ... Matahachi
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Storyline

A skilled country doctor's talents are such that he can even perform operations as difficult and novel as removing a patient's kidney for the first time in Japan. Unfortunately for him, however, his wife's addiction to gambling is of such a magnitude that he is down to selling his underwear to make money. The image sticks and he becomes known as the 'underwear doctor.' On the other hand, his successful surgery's patient is so grateful he himself wants to become a physician. Written by aghaemi

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

May 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Country Doctor See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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