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The Silent Duel

Shizukanaru kettô

directed by Akira Kurosawa
Japan, 1949
  • 94

Synopsis

During a life-saving operation young army surgeon Fujisaki (Mifune) contracts syphilis from a patient, a disease virtually incurable in 1940’s Japan, and is forced to abandon his own true love.

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