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An employee at an oil cartel (Mihashi) is haunted by an act years before when he euthanized a fellow soldier when the two were adrift at sea during the Pacific War. Matters are complicated further when he falls in love with the soldier's younger sister (Tsukasa).

  1. Eizo Sugawa

    Director

  2. Kaneto Shindō

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tatsuya Mihashi

    Tatsuya Mihashi

  2. Yôko Tsukasa

    Yôko Tsukasa

  3. Yumi Shirakawa

    Yumi Shirakawa

  4. Akira Kubo

    Akira Kubo

  5. Kumi Mizuno

    Kumi Mizuno

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Original Title 愛と炎と

Status Released

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  • June 17, 1961
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Original Language Japanese

Runtime 1h 38m

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