Yearning (J-Movie) (1964)

    Yearning (J-Movie) (1964)
  • Title : Yearning (J-Movie) (1964)
  • Alternative Title(s) : Midareru
  • Hardsubbed or Softsubbed: Softsubbed
  • English Subtitles: Yes
  • Date Aired (YYYY-MM-DD): 15 January 1964
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  • Summary:

    Reiko Morita (Hideko Takamine) is a widow who loses her husband in war. Bombing destroys his family’s shop and the widow stays to rebuild it as the rest of the family flee and runs it for 18 years out of love for her dead husband and his mother. The film starts after 18 years when a new supermarket threatens to put them out of business. The sisters conspire to turn the shop into a supermarket and get rid of their brother’s widow. Meanwhile, the surviving younger brother 25 year-old Koji Morita (Yūzō Kayama) loafs around, losing jobs, getting drunk, laid and gambling. In the crisis, he confesses to his shocked sister-in-law, 12 years older, that he has always loved her and can’t deal with it. She cares for him, but in the motherly, elder sister way. She rejects him and decides to return home to her family, threatening suicide if he stops her. This suits the sisters, but he follows her onto the long train ride… (Wikipedia)

    GD Star Rating
    Yearning (J-Movie) (1964), 9.5 out of 10 based on 4 ratings

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