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The Most Beautiful

1944 Rated NR 1hr 25m

Acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa's World War II drama chronicles the ups and downs of women toiling in Japan's weapons factories. A hard-nosed factory manager (Takashi Shimura) molds his charges into assembly-line robots, their identities consumed by the war effort. Among the dutiful workers are a woman who insists on working with a broken leg and one who secretly suffers from tuberculosis. Yoko Yaguchi and Ichiro Sugai co-star.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.