Wild Geese


1h 46m 1953

Brief Synopsis

As Otama, a young woman who, in order to support her father is trapped into becoming the mistress of a middle-aged pawnbroker, she captures the essence of a caged bird. Otama is a thinker and a watcher, capable of looking inward at herself and outward at her situation at the same time. Thus, when she falls in love with a young student who passes by her house every day, she can both indulge and deny herself that love.

Film Details

Also Known As
Gan, Mistress, The
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Romance
Release Date
1953
Distribution Company
Edward Harrison Releasing; Janus Films; Nelson Entertainment
Location
Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Synopsis

As Otama, a young woman who, in order to support her father is trapped into becoming the mistress of a middle-aged pawnbroker, she captures the essence of a caged bird. Otama is a thinker and a watcher, capable of looking inward at herself and outward at her situation at the same time. Thus, when she falls in love with a young student who passes by her house every day, she can both indulge and deny herself that love.

Film Details

Also Known As
Gan, Mistress, The
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Romance
Release Date
1953
Distribution Company
Edward Harrison Releasing; Janus Films; Nelson Entertainment
Location
Japan

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.37 : 1

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States August 1986

Released in United States on Video August 1986

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival (Shiro Toyoda: Telling the Story) April 28 - May 12, 1994.

16mm

b&w

dialogue Japanese

subtitled English

dubbed version available.

Released in United States August 1986

Released in United States on Video August 1986