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Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro

Tsuruhachi Tsurujiro

Directed by Mikio Naruse
Japan, 1938


Almost a caricature of the classic backstage story of the stars who battle even though “they’re made for each other” — this time with duo legends Isuzu Yamada and Kazuo Hasegawa — but with an emotional restraint rare even for Japanese films of the period.

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Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro Directed by Mikio Naruse

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