The Skin of the South (1952)

02/28/1952 (JP) 1h 34m
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When a group of young geologists declares a mountainside marked for residential development unstable, they are met with scorn on two fronts. On one end, they must contend with the local villagers who balk at the prospect of relocation; on the other, they face the ambitions of the headstrong lumber baron, whose actions will only further destabilize the land. Their pleas for reason ignored, the scientists can do little but observe as nature runs its inevitable course.

  1. Ishirō Honda

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Hajime Izu

    Hajime Izu

    Kakuzo Ono

  2. Yasuko Fujita

    Yasuko Fujita

    Sadae Miura

  3. Takashi Shimura

    Takashi Shimura

  4. Kamatari Fujiwara

    Kamatari Fujiwara

    Shunpei Goto

  5. Shunji Kasuga

    Shoichiro Takayama

  6. Yoshio Kosugi

    Yoshio Kosugi


  7. Kan Yanagiya

    Kan Yanagiya


  8. Eiko Miyoshi

    Eiko Miyoshi

    Old lady Onodera

  9. Harue Tone

    Harue Tone

    Keiko Nasu

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Original Title 南国の肌

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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