• Film ID:
  • 14591
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=94 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Japan.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • Japanese.
THE SILENT DUEL (1949)
(SHIZUKANARU KETTO)
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During a life-saving operation young army surgeon Fujisaki contracts syphilis from a patient, a disease virtually incurable in 1940s Japan, and is forced to abandon his own true love. A rarely seen early masterpiece from the great Akira Kurosawa, adapted from Kazuo Nikuta's acclaimed play.
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