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Dodes'ka-den (1970)

U 10/01/1970 (US) Drama 2h 20m

Overview

By turns tragic and transcendent, Akira Kurosawa’s 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. The unforgettable Dodes’ka-den was made at a tumultuous moment in Kurosawa’s life. And all of his hopes, fears, and artistic passion are on fervent display in this, his gloriously shot first color film.

  1. Akira Kurosawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Shûgorô Yamamoto

    Novel

  3. Hideo Oguni

    Screenplay

  4. Shinobu Hashimoto

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Yoshitaka Zushi

    Yoshitaka Zushi

    Roku-Chan

  2. Kin Sugai

    Kin Sugai

    Okuni

  3. Toshiyuki Tonomura

    Taro Sawagami

  4. Shinsuke Minami

    Shinsuke Minami

    Ryotaro Sawagami

  5. Yûko Kusunoki

    Yûko 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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Dodes'ka-den
Dodes'ka-den

Original Title どですかでん

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

Budget -

Revenue -

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