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|Born:||February 11, 1918||Cause of Death:||sepsis|
|Birth Place:||Tôkyô [Tokyo], JP||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
The fragments of an autobiography by the self-destructive Japanese writer, Yukio Mishima.
Alien invaders capture the moon and decimate the Earth''''s cities.
It's a man's world. Shimamura, an artist, comes to this snowbound town to rejuvenate himself. He connects with Komako, a geisha he met on a previous trip, and it seems like love. She's the foster daughter of a local family, almost engaged to the family's son Yukio, now dying of consumption. He's tended by his sister Yuko who's angry at Komako for abandoning her brother. Shimamura returns to Tokyo but promises he will be back soon. In anticipation of his return, Komako breaks with her patron and her family loses their home. Complications arise when Shimamura doesn't come back as promised. Then Komako discovers that he and Yuko knew each other in Tokyo. Can Komako escape destiny?
Dark themes of mother-daughter conflict, incest, and greed underline this story which renders an unsettling portrait of a newly prosperous, postwar Japan under American occupation. The plot involves a young woman, Ryoko, returning from college in America, who naively delights that her businesswoman
Boredom at work and at home propels a young clerk into an affair with the office flirt. When his wife discovers his indiscretion, she leaves him.
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