The Munekata Sisters
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The Munekata Sisters
The Munekata Sisters
Directed byYasujir? Ozu
Produced byHiroshi Higo
Eisei Koe
Hideo Koi
Written byYasujir? Ozu (screenplay)
K?go Noda (screenplay)
Jir? Osaragi (story)
StarringKinuyo Tanaka
Hideko Takamine
Music byIchir? Sait?
CinematographyJ?ji Ohara
Distributed byShintoho
Release date
  • 1950 (1950)
Running time
112 minutes

The Munekata Sisters (?, Munekata Ky?dai) is a 1950 drama film directed by Yasujir? Ozu and starring Kinuyo Tanaka and Hideko Takamine.[1][2]


Setsuko is unhappily married to Mimura, an engineer with no job and a bad drinking habit. She had always been in love with Hiroshi but both of them failed to propose when Hiroshi left for France a few years ago. Now he is back and Mariko (Setsuko's sister) tries to reunite them. She too is secretly in love with Hiroshi.


  1. ^ Thomson, David (2010). The New Biographical Dictionary of Film: Completely Updated and Expanded. Knopf. pp. 733, 950. ISBN 9780307594617.
  2. ^ Sharp, Jasper (2011). Historical Dictionary of Japanese Cinema. Scarecrow Press. pp. 196, 221, 234. ISBN 9780810875418.

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