A Modern Samurai Village (1963)

02/24/1963 (JP) Drama 1h 36m
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Tajima Yumi, in grade school, is overjoyed when her father says they are moving to an apartment in a big city. But the beautiful home she had imagined is in a slum area called Samurai Village, a little settlement, where people live from hand to mouth. To make things worse, a group of vagrants descends on the already crowded ragpickers' village. The sight depresses and saddens little Yumi, but when her father gives up drinking, it makes up for everything in her eyes, and when he runs past liquor shops to avoid temptation, Yumi's laughter rings out merrily again. A unique social drama depicting the growth of a new generation that confronts the world of adults full of vanity in the image of a girl living in poverty.

  1. Mitsuo Wakasugi


  2. Hisashi Yamanaka


  3. Shôhei Imamura


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mitsuo Hamada

    Mitsuo Hamada


  2. Shoichi Ozawa

    Shoichi Ozawa

    Tajima Taichi

  3. Yôko Minamida

    Yôko Minamida

    Yasu Tajima

  4. Midori Tashiro

    Midori Tashiro

    Keiko Ishikawa

  5. Kayo Matsuo

    Hiroko Ri

  6. Emiko Azuma

    Emiko Azuma


  7. Kichijirô Ueda

    Kichijirô Ueda


  8. Fudeko Tanaka

    Fudeko Tanaka

    Zunda no Kamisan

  9. Chieko Misaki

    Chieko Misaki

    Aunt Miyoshi

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A Modern Samurai Village
A Modern Samurai Village

Original Title サムライの子

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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