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The Idiot (1951)

05/23/1951 (JP) DramaRomance 2h 46m
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Kameda, who has been in an asylum on Okinawa, travels to Hokkaido. There he becomes involved with two women, Taeko and Ayako. Taeko comes to love Kameda, but is loved in turn by Akama. When Akama realizes that he will never have Taeko, his thoughts turn to murder, and great tragedy ensues.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Fyodor Dostoevsky


  3. Eijirô Hisaita


Top Billed Cast

  1. Setsuko Hara

    Setsuko Hara

    Taeko Nasu

  2. Masayuki Mori

    Masayuki Mori

    Kinji Kameda

  3. Toshirō Mifune

    Toshirō Mifune

    Denkichi Akama

  4. Yoshiko Kuga

    Yoshiko Kuga


  5. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

    Ono, Ayako's father

  6. Chieko Higashiyama

    Chieko Higashiyama

    Satoko, Ayako's mother

  7. Eijirō Yanagi

    Eijirō Yanagi


  8. Minoru Chiaki

    Minoru Chiaki

    Mutsuo Kayama, the secretary

  9. Noriko Sengoku

    Noriko Sengoku


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The Idiot
The Idiot

Original Title 白痴

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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