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September 17 ~ Hometown (Furusato) (1930)
86 min., 35mm, B&W
Mizoguchi's first sound film, Hometown, is a story about a struggling tenor who is faced with making choices between the important people and things in his life and fame. At the beginning, the tenor is supported by a woman who helps him to achieve popularity. Later, their relationship deteriorates and she is replaced by another woman. B&W. Japanese with subtitles. Japanese with English Subtitles.

(Print provided by the Japan Foundation. Permission from Nikkatsu.)


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