About the film
prostitute guilt post world war ii
A Hen in the Wind
Release Date: September 17, 1948
|Writers||:||Yasujirō Ozu, Ryôsuke Saitô|
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.