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A Town of Love and Hope

Ai to kibo no machi

Directed by Nagisa Ôshima
Japan, 1959


Bluntly stating “I need money,” a young boy plays a con game, selling and reselling his homing pigeon to pay for his mother’s medical bills. When he is befriended by a girl whose wealthy father is a manufacturer of television sets, the impoverished boy’s chances in life seem to look up.

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