Directed by Satsuo Yamamoto, Fumio Kamei
100 minutes, Japan
A woman with a young child is pushed into an abyss of despair when she learns that her husband has died in battle. Further ill fortune visits her. Psychological after-effects of the war are highlighted by close-up and shaded images. Some scenes were cut out by the censors, including scenes of gangsters manipulating a labor dispute.
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