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Humanity and Paper Balloons

Ninjo kami fusen

Directed by Sadao Yamanaka
Japan, 1937


The story develops in the Tokugawa era of the 18th century, in a poor district of Tokyo, where impoverished samurai live from hand to mouth among equally poor people of lower social classes…

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Humanity and Paper Balloons
Directed by Sadao Yamanaka

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2014 | Retrospective

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