The Idiot

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The Idiot

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The Idiot

Release Date: May 23, 1951

Year    :   1951
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Shochiku Co., Ltd.
Director    :   Akira Kurosawa
Producers    :   Takashi Koide
Writers    :   Akira Kurosawa, Eijirô Hisaita, Fyodor Dostoevsky
RunTime    :   166 mins.

Kameda, who has been in an asylum on Okinawa, travels to Hokkaido. There he becomes involved with two women, Taeko and Ayako. Taeko comes to love Kameda, but is loved in turn by Akama. When Akama realizes that he will never have Taeko, his thoughts turn to murder, and great tragedy ensues.

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