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A Pebble by the Wayside

Robo no Ishi

Directed by Tomotaka Tasaka
Japan, 1938


The turn-of-the-century story, based on a newspaper serial, concerns a young boy who is forced into labor by his drunkard father. He later resorts to theft to support himself before finally being rescued by a sensitive teacher.

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A Pebble by the Wayside Directed by Tomotaka Tasaka

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