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Where Chimneys Are Seen (Entotsu no mieru basho)

Against the backdrop of Tokyo's growing industrialization during the early 1950s, is this masterful drama of lower middle-class life. As the attitudes of an entire household are transformed by the appearance of an abandoned baby on their doorstep, director Gosho demonstrates that the quality of one's life depends on the terms on which one sees it.

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