Meoto zenzai (1955)
The story of a couple, a spoiled son and a down-to-earth girl, in Osaka in the early Showa era. The film won the prestigious Blue Ribbon awards for best director, best actor (Morishige) and best actress (Awashima), and the Mainichi Concours award for best actor and best screenplay (Yasumi Toshio). It ranked second (after Naruse Mikio’s Ukigumo) on the Kinema Junpō top ten films for the year.
Director: Shirô Toyoda
Cast: Akira Tani, Chieko Naniwa, Chikage Awashima, Choji Oka, Chûzaburô Wakamiya, Eiko Miyoshi, Fukami Harue, Haruo Tanaka, Hideo Shibuya, Hisaya Morishige, Ikio Sawamura, Isao Yamagata, Katsumi Tezuka, Kichijirô Ueda, Makoto Kobori, Mineko Yorozuyo, Noriko Honma, Rikie Sanjō, Senkichi Ômura, Shirō Tsuchiya, Shôichi Hirose, Sonosuke Sawamura, Tateo Kawasaki, Yaeko Izumo, Yôko Tsukasa, Yoshiko Miyata, Yoshiko Morikawa
Duration: 121 min