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Children of the Beehive

Hachi no su no kodomotachi

Directed by Hiroshi Shimizu
Japan, 1948


Shimizu’s early classic of independent Japanese cinema features a group of war orphans initially seen scratching out an existence through black market work, as they are taken under the wing of a nameless soldier, just repatriated after the war.

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Children of the Beehive Directed by Hiroshi Shimizu

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