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Musume tsuma haha (1960)

The story of a family in Tokyo who live under the same roof in a large house and include the widowed sixty-year-old mother, older son and his wife, the youngest daughter and the older ... See full summary »

Director:

Mikio Naruse

Writers:

Toshirô Ide (screenplay), Zenzô Matsuyama (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Setsuko Hara ... Sanae Sakanoshi, the eldest daughter
Masayuki Mori ... Yuichiro Sakanishi, the eldest son
Hideko Takamine ... Sakanishi Kazuko, Yuichiro's wife
Reiko Dan Reiko Dan ... Haruko Sakanishi, the third daughter
Mitsukô Kusabue Mitsukô Kusabue ... Kaoru Sakanishi, the second daughter (as Mitsuko Kusabue)
Aiko Mimasu Aiko Mimasu ... Aki Sakanishi, the mother
Akira Takarada Akira Takarada ... Reiji Sakanishi, the younger son
Tatsuya Nakadai ... Shingo Kuroki, Reiji's friend
Akemi Kita Akemi Kita ... Hostess in the bar
Chieko Nakakita Chieko Nakakita ... Kiku Totsuka
Keiko Awaji Keiko Awaji ... MIe Tani
Hiroshi Koizumi Hiroshi Koizumi ... Hidetaka Tani
Hiroshi Tachikawa Hiroshi Tachikawa ... Shin Asabuki
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô ... Shusuke Tetsumoto
Ken Uehara Ken Uehara ... Sokei Gojo
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The story of a family in Tokyo who live under the same roof in a large house and include the widowed sixty-year-old mother, older son and his wife, the youngest daughter and the older daughter who, while being married, is experiencing domestic problems and has moved back in. The latter woman's husband soon dies however making the move permanent. With life insurance money flowing in she not only can afford to pay rent, but also loan some cash to her brother who unbeknownst to his mother has taken on a loan from the bank with the house as collateral. The loan was needed as his wife's aunt's factory needs an infusion of funds. Written by aghaemi

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

28 May 1960 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Daughter, Wife, Mother See more »

Filming Locations:

Izu, Shizuoka, Japan See more »

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Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Perspecta Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Toho's biggest monyearner of 1960, ranking 8th overall. See more »

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Correction to my review
4 November 2004 | by kerpanSee all my reviews

I previously wrote:

The heir of this thriving family business (Akira Takarada -- best known as the romantic gloomy young scientist in "Godzilla") is immediately smitten by Hara -- and she with him (despite being more than 10 years older than he is).

On further consideration, I have determined that the actor playing the part of Setsuko's heart throb is Tatsuya Nakadai (who was NOT in Godzilla). The rest of the sentence remains true, as corrected.

As to who Akira Takarada plays, I would guess (based on a shot from Godzilla) that he plays Hara's younger brother (the photographer).


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