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Broken Drum (1949)

12/01/1949 (JP) ComedyDrama 1h 48m
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When the future of his construction company falls into danger, a controlling father pushes his children into unsatisfying marriages and careers in order to regain financial stability.

  1. Keisuke Kinoshita

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Masaki Kobayashi


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Broken Drum

Original Title 破れ太鼓

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Original Language Japanese

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