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Rhapsody in August ()

Rhapsody in August
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The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over the summer. She learns of a long-lost brother, Suzujiro, living in Hawaii who wants her to visit him before he dies. American film star Richard Gere appears as Suzujiro's son Clark.

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Directed By: Akira Kurosawa

Written By: Akira Kurosawa, Kiyoko Murata

Starring: Richard Gere, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Hisashi Igawa, Toshie Negishi, Sachiko Murase, Choichiro Kawarazaki, Narumi Kayashima, Mitsunori Isaki, Tomoko Ôtakara, Mieko Suzuki, Shizuko Azuma, Satoko Hayashi

Genre: Drama

AKAs: 八月の狂詩曲, Hachi-gatsu no kyôshikyoku

Country: Japan

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