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153 Ratings

Ornamental Hairpin

Kanzashi

directed by Hiroshi Shimizu
Japan, 1941
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Synopsis

Two bruised souls enact a tender, hesitant romance in Shimizu’s alternately poignant and playful wartime love story. A soldier is waylaid at a rural spa when he accidentally cuts his foot on the titular object. Soon enough he tracks down its lovely owner and finds himself smitten.

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