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Genbaku no ko

1952 - JAPANESE - MOVIE

DramaWar

Six years after the atomic bombing of 06 August 1945, the school teacher Takako Ishikawa returns to Hiroshima on her vacation to visit friends and to honor her parents that died in the bombing. Takako was raised by her uncle and aunt. While in her hometown she stays with her friend, Natsue Morikawa, who has become infertile due to the side effect of the A-bomb. While walking along the destroyed city, she s a former family friend, Iwakichi, who worked with her father, and is almost blind and has become a beggar. She pays a visit to his shanty in the slums and discovers that his grandson, Taro, is living in an orphanage since Iwakichi's shanty is no place to raise the child. When Morikawa tells her that three former pupils from the kindergarten have survived to the bombing, Takako pays a visit to each one of them and finds how the A-bomb and the radiation have affected their lives. Before returning home, Takako asks Iwakachi to let her bring Taro with her; but their bond is very strong. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Genbaku no ko is a 1952 Japanese Japanese-language Drama War movie featuring Nobuko Otowa, Osamu Takizawa, Masao Shimizu, Jûkichi Uno, Akira Yamauchi, Takashi Itô and Tsuneko Yamanaka. The motion picture is written and directed by Kaneto Shindo. Genbaku no ko was released on 6th August 1952 and takes a screen time of 97 Minutes. Cinematography was done by Takeo It and editing by Zenju Imaizumi. The music was composed by Akira Ifukube.
  • Jini Score
    89%
  • Rating
    7.8/10
  • Jini Score
    89%
  • Rating
    7.8/10
Six years after the atomic bombing of 06 August 1945, the school teacher Takako Ishikawa returns to Hiroshima on her vacation to visit friends and to honor her parents that died in the bombing. Takako was raised by her uncle and aunt. While in her hometown she stays with her friend, Natsue Morikawa, who has become infertile due to the side effect of the A-bomb. While walking along the destroyed city, she s a former family friend, Iwakichi, who worked with her father, and is almost blind and has become a beggar. She pays a visit to his shanty in the slums and discovers that his grandson, Taro, is living in an orphanage since Iwakichi's shanty is no place to raise the child. When Morikawa tells her that three former pupils from the kindergarten have survived to the bombing, Takako pays a visit to each one of them and finds how the A-bomb and the radiation have affected their lives. Before returning home, Takako asks Iwakachi to let her bring Taro with her; but their bond is very strong. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Genbaku no ko is a 1952 Japanese Japanese-language Drama War movie featuring Nobuko Otowa, Osamu Takizawa, Masao Shimizu, Jûkichi Uno, Akira Yamauchi, Takashi Itô and Tsuneko Yamanaka. The motion picture is written and directed by Kaneto Shindo. Genbaku no ko was released on 6th August 1952 and takes a screen time of 97 Minutes. Cinematography was done by Takeo It and editing by Zenju Imaizumi. The music was composed by Akira Ifukube.