Chibusa yo eien nare (1955)

Film details

  • Director

    Kinuyo Tanaka

  • Country

    Japan

  • Year

    1955

  • Genre

    Drama

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Fiction

Alternative titles

  • The Eternal Breasts Alternative

Synopsis

The film tells the story of poet Fumiko Nakajo, who died of breast cancer aged 31 in 1954, from divorce through single motherwood, illness and her growing independence in life and love as her literary reputation grows.

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