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After Japan's loss in the war, the wealthy, cultured, liberal Anjo family have to give up their mansion and their way of life. They hold one last ball at the house before leaving. The seemingly cold, cynical son secretly grieves for his defeated father and the values that the war destroyed, while the daughter tries to prevent father from taking his life and to find her own place in the new Japan.

  1. Kôzaburô Yoshimura

    Director

  2. Kaneto Shindō

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Setsuko Hara

    Setsuko Hara

    Atsuko, 2nd daughter

  2. Osamu Takizawa

    Osamu Takizawa

    Tadahiko, father

  3. Masayuki Mori

    Masayuki Mori

    Masahiko, 1st son

  4. Yumeko Aizome

    Yumeko Aizome

    Akiko, 1st daughter

  5. Masao Shimizu

    Ryûzaburô Shinkawa

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The Ball at the Anjo House
The Ball at the Anjo House

Facts

Original Title 安城家の舞踏会

Status Released

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  • September 27, 1947
    Theatrical

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Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 29m

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