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First Steps Ashore

Joriku dai-ippo

Directed by Yasujiro Shimazu
Japan, 1932
Drama, Romance


Shimazu’s first all-sound film transplants Josef von Sternberg’s The Docks of New York to a Japanese port town. When a suicidal woman jumps into the sea, sailor Sakata saves her life, and in return, she steals his heart.

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First Steps Ashore Directed by Yasujiro Shimazu

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