Bonchi (1960)

04/14/1960 (JP) Drama 1h 45m

Overview

Kikuji is the scion of an Osaka merchant family whose traditional power is matrilineal. Instructed by his overbearing mother and grandmother to give them an heiress for the family business, he stands by helplessly as his wife is thrown out of the house for producing a son. Driven to a life of dissipation - his mistresses also fail to produce daughters - in the end he is just too tired to care.

  1. Kon Ichikawa

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Toyoko Yamasaki

    Novel

  3. Natto Wada

    Screenplay

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Bonchi
Bonchi

Original Title ぼんち

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Original Language Japanese

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