About the film
Release Date: June 22, 1954
|Production Companies||:||Shinseiki Productions|
|Writers||:||Toshirō Ide, Nobuyoshi Terada, Miyoji Ieki|
Students in a small rural school love their poor but unconventional teacher Mr Matsukuma although he is misunderstood by most of the villagers and is forced to leave. After his departure there is great depression but there is a chance to rekindle the lantern of the title and the values Matsukuma represented ...