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Dodes'ka-den (1970)

U 1970-10-01 (US) Drama 2h 20m
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This film follows the daily lives of a group of people barely scraping by in a slum on the outskirts of Tokyo. Yet as desperate as their circumstances are, each of them—the homeless father and son envisioning their dream house; the young woman abused by her uncle; the boy who imagines himself a trolley conductor—finds reasons to carry on.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Shūgorō Yamamoto


  3. Hideo Oguni


  4. Shinobu Hashimoto


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  1. Yoshitaka Zushi

    Yoshitaka Zushi


  2. Kin Sugai

    Kin Sugai


  3. Toshiyuki Tonomura

    Taro Sawagami

  4. Shinsuke Minami

    Shinsuke Minami

    Ryotaro Sawagami

  5. Yūko Kusunoki

    Yūko Kusunoki

    Misao Sawagami

  6. Junzaburō Ban

    Junzaburō Ban

    Yukichi Shima

  7. Kiyoko Tange

    Kiyoko Tange

    Mrs. Shima

  8. Michio Hino

    Michio Hino

    Mr. Ikawa

  9. Keiji Furuyama

    Mr. Matsui

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Original Title どですかでん

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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