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Shotaro Akagi in The Masseurs and a Woman

The Masseurs and a Woman

1938 NR

Acclaimed Japanese director Hiroshi Shimizu weaves stories of love, family and loneliness in this intimate look at guests at a remote mountain resort, including two blind masseurs, an enigmatic Tokyo woman, a lonely man and his unruly young nephew. With delicate direction and subtle humor, Shimizu offers an intriguing and timeless tale about human nature and our need to connect with one another.