Someone Who Looks Like Gary Cooper

This is part five of “Films of 1949” series (Part 1, 2 3 and 4). In his “Truth of Cinema”, Tadao Sato vividly describes (1) the conversation among young workers in the office immediately after the war; What will be your choice? Arranged marriage or “romantic marriage”? Arranged marriage is …

88 Keys

This is part four of “Films of 1949” series (Part 1, 2 and 3). The Ikedas lost all the glitters and glamor they once had. A decade ago, they were the respectable clan of respectable society. The end of the war brought them a period of humiliation, disgrace and loss, …