|A Distant Cry From Spring|
Haruka naru yama no yobigoe
Director: Yoji Yamada
Stars: Ken Takakura, Chieko Baisho and Hajime Hana
Haruka naru yama no yobigoe - Another strong melodramatic, and award winning effort from Director Yoji Yamada, one of the great undiscovered films of Japanese cinema.
In the vast expanse of an unforgiving land, Kazami Tamiko, a widow who lives only with her young son, struggles to make a living by running a small farm. Life is harsh, yet pleasurable when she finds a congenial companion, Tajima Kosaku. When Kosaku's mysterious past is finally revealed, Kazami resolves on a radical change´┐Ż
1980 Color - 16:9 ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN - 124 MIN.
Japanese with Optional English Subtitles.