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No Regrets for Our Youth

Akira Kurosawa

 
  • Japan
  • 1946
  • 110 minutes
  • Black and White
  • 1.33:1
  • Japanese
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In Akira Kurosawa’s first film after the end of World War II, future beloved Ozu regular Setsuko Hara gives an astonishing performance as Yukie, the only female protagonist in Kurosawa’s body of work and one of his strongest heroes. Transforming herself from genteel bourgeois daughter to independent social activist, Yukie traverses a tumultuous decade in Japanese history.

Cast

Yukie Yagihara Setsuko Hara
Ruykichi Noge Susumu Fujita
Professor YagiharaDenjiro Okochi
Madame Noge Haruko Sugimura
Madame YagiharaEiko Miyoshi
ItokawaAritake Kono

Credits

Film Essays

Eclipse Series 7: Postwar Kurosawa

By Michael Koresky January 14, 2008

NO REGRETS FOR OUR YOUTH: RECOVERY EFFORT As Japan was coming out of World War II, Akira Kurosawa was coming into his own as a filmmaker. And this was hardly a coincidence: though he had made a . . . Read more »

Film Essays

Eclipse Series 7: Postwar Kurosawa

By Michael Koresky January 14, 2008

NO REGRETS FOR OUR YOUTH: RECOVERY EFFORT As Japan was coming out of World War II, Akira Kurosawa was coming into his own as a filmmaker. And this was hardly a coincidence: though he had made a . . . Read more »