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The Skin of the South (1952)
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Toho/Monochrome・ Standard/95 min.
Released February 28, 1952
Producers Saburo Nosaka
Koi Ohashi
Director Ishiro Honda
Screenplay Ishiro Honda
Original Story Seito Fukuda
Director of Photography Kiyoe Kawamura
Art Director Akira Watanabe
Lighting Kentaro Kondo
Sound Yoshio Nishikawa
Music Yasushi Akutagawa

This film was an opportunity for Ishiro Honda to realize his dream of making a documentary-like film and to express his love of nature. This is a film which showcases both the love and hatred between human beings, following the story of the victims of a landslide which is caused by the unrestrained development of natural areas. The main character is a researcher who is studying the effects of development on the mechanisms of nature.
CAST Hajime Izu
Yasuko Fujita
Takashi Shimura
Kamatari Fujiwara
Shunji Kasuga
Haure Tone
Yoshio Kosugi
Shockichi Maki
Eiko Miyoshi
Yoshie Fukamizu
Ryuzo Okada
Tsuruko Umano
Ren Yamamoto
Hideo Otsuka
Hiroshi Yanagiya
Kei Yashiro

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