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3.5
15 Ratings

A Face from the Past

Natsukashi no kao

Directed by Mikio Naruse
Japan, 1941
Short, Drama, War

Synopsis

A sweet and touching short war-time film. A mother, her young son, and a daughter-in-law. The boy and his friends are fond of model airplanes. One day, the boy’s plane gets stuck at the top of a tree, and he hurts his leg trying (in vain) to get it down.

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A Face from the Past Directed by Mikio Naruse