In 1928, young Hisako Oishi (Hideko Takamine) comes to a small village to teach the children. As she connects with her 6-year-old students, war threatens their peaceful world, and she struggles to give them hope. But she knows that war will claim the innocent. For the next 20 years, she watches her students grow into adulthood and shares in their tribulations. Keisuke Kinoshita directs this Japanese cinema classic.
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- Keisuke Kinoshita
- This movie is
- 1955 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Foreign Language Film
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; interview with director and Japanese cinema historian.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it