The story of Kiyoko, a young woman who has successfully managed to make a break with her dysfunctional family who have been trying to arrange a marriage for her with a disagreeable man whom she has rejected.
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Human fallibility of internal family strife (over modern materialism) cluster in crescendo towards clashes of lightning, punctuating a girl’s determination for betterment from a bastardized upbringing. But suddenly, precipitating art (in classical piano motif) purges away emotions into laconic rays of light. Stupidly overlooked Naruse; stupendously high-class melodrama.