About the film
The Start of Life
Release Date: April 29, 1965
|Production Companies||:||Nikkatsu Corporation|
|Writers||:||Tsutomu Tamura, Chiyo Hayafune|
A young girl in an industrial town is saving her money to enter college. But her drunken father loses his job, her mother cannot make ends meet, and then the boy she likes loses everything when his factory fails. She takes all her savings out of the bank and offers them to him to make a new start. He refuses at first but eventually agrees and so she goes back to school to tell her teacher that she has decided not to continue college, that she is young and strong, and can make her own way in life.