This is Japanese melo-dramatist director Yoji Yamada's ode to 1930s film production during the transition from silent film to talkies. With many loose associations we can see the rise of a young star Koharu Tanaka for the big New Year release entitled Floating Weeds.
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Official submission of Japan for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 59th Academy Awards in 1987. See more