The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)

Director
Masaki Kobayashi

Main cast
Tatsuya Nakadai; Michiyo Aratama; Chikage Awashima; Ineko Arima; Sô Yamamura

Genres
War, Drama, History

Description
The Human Condition is a Japanese epic film trilogy made between 1959 and 1961. The trilogy follows the life of Kaji, a Japanese pacifist and socialist, as he tries to survive in the fascist and oppressive world of WWII-era Japan. No Greater Love (1959) opens with Kaji marrying his sweetheart Michiko despite his misgivings about the future.


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