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14 Ratings

The Trio's Engagement

Kon'yaku samba-garasu

Directed by Yasujiro Shimazu
Japan, 1937
Romance, Comedy


In a period of unemployment, three young men simultaneously find jobs in a textile factory and all fall in love with the daughter of the factory owner, leading to rivalry between them. Yet all three are already engaged.

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The Trio's Engagement Directed by Yasujiro Shimazu

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  • Holyphool's rating of the film The Trio's Engagement

    Delightful, whimsical with lovely social comment, farcical and moving in its tale of three hapless fellows all in love with the boss' beautiful daughter. Shimazu has a lightness that almost evokes Lubitsch but also can take one's breath away with beautifully observed moments detailing the period wants to see more of this wonderful director's work ...

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