A Hen in the Wind

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A Hen in the Wind

prostitute guilt post world war ii

A Hen in the Wind

Release Date: September 17, 1948

Year    :   1948
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Shochiku
Director    :   Yasujirō Ozu
Producers    :   Kenju Tsuchiya
Writers    :   Yasujirō Ozu, Ryôsuke Saitô
RunTime    :   84 mins.

Tokiko is a mother patiently waiting for her husband's return from the war when her 4-year old son becomes ill. She takes him to the doctor for treatment but has no way of paying. She resorts to prostitution. One month later her husband returns from WWII to find his desperate wife, who tells him the truth. Together they must deal with the consequences.

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