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One Wonderful Sunday

Subarashiki nichiyobi

directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan 1947
  • 109 min
188 Ratings


This affectionate paean to young love is also a frank examination by Akira Kurosawa of the harsh realities of postwar Japan. During a Sunday trip into war-ravaged Tokyo, Yuzo and Masako look for work and lodging, as well as affordable entertainments to pass the time.