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Mikaheri no tô (1941)

Problem kids come to a reformatory school where they live, study and work. Here there are no fences and no one is ever beaten. The kids steal, play pranks, run away and help fix a water problem. Reformed kids introspect and go back home.

Director:

Hiroshi Shimizu

Writers:

Ryuji Kumano (novel), Hiroshi Shimizu (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chimura Enoki Chimura Enoki ... Toshizô
Teruo Furuya Teruo Furuya ... Kôji
Mamiko Harada Mamiko Harada ... Kazue
Tomio Hayashi Tomio Hayashi ... Haruo
Keiko Izumi Keiko Izumi ... Naoko
Yaeko Izumo Yaeko Izumo ... Miss Kôno
Kanji Kawahara Kanji Kawahara ... Mr. Kôno
Hiroshi Kikuchi Hiroshi Kikuchi ... Mr. Tsujii
Toshiaki Konoe Toshiaki Konoe ... Mr. Mizuno
Katsumi Kubota Katsumi Kubota ... Mr. Yamada
Tsuruko Kumoi Tsuruko Kumoi ... Miss Mizuno
Hamako Miura Hamako Miura ... Mitsuko
Kuniko Miyake ... Ms. Natsumura
Hiroshi Nagao Hiroshi Nagao ... Mr. Imamura
Einosuke Naka Einosuke Naka ... Mr. Tsumura
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Storyline

Problem kids come to a reformatory school where they live, study and work. Here there are no fences and no one is ever beaten. The kids steal, play pranks, run away and help fix a water problem. Reformed kids introspect and go back home.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

30 January 1941 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Introspection Tower See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shochiku See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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