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The Crowded Streetcar (1957)

Manin densha (original title)
Tamio Moroi graduates from a prestigious university and obtains a job at the Camel Brewery in a distant town. He is keen to work hard, but is warned to take it easy and just appear as if he... See full summary »

Director:

Kon Ichikawa
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Hiroshi Kawaguchi Hiroshi Kawaguchi ... Tamio Moroi
Chishû Ryû ... Genroku, the father
Haruko Sugimura ... Otome, the mother
Michiko Ono Michiko Ono ... Runa Iki
Keizô Kawasaki Keizô Kawasaki ... Taro Washiba
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Tamio Moroi graduates from a prestigious university and obtains a job at the Camel Brewery in a distant town. He is keen to work hard, but is warned to take it easy and just appear as if he were working. He receives a letter from his father saying that his mother is going crazy. After hiring a psychiatric student from his university to investigate his mother, she comes to visit him to tell him that it is really his father that is going insane. His university girlfriend, Miss Iki, visits him in his bleak dorm, after losing her teaching job, but he cannot afford to marry her. A while later Tamio loses his job, due to a series of odd ailments. Finally he obtains work as a school janitor, and meets Miss Iki again in the unemployment line, but finds that she is now married - to a janitor. Written by Will Gilbert

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Comedy

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 March 1957 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Crammed Streetcar See more »

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Daiei Studios See more »
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Mono
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