Kenkichi Hara

Kenkichi Hara – Kotobuki-za (1945)

First released on 28 June 1945.
The war was about to end in two months. Every major city in Japan would have been burnt to the ground.
At such a time, or perhaps precisely at such a time, a romantic melodrama was produced.

What people want, what filmmakers want to make, what the Shochiku production team, wanted to make, in every era and at every time, is a romantic melodrama! Read More »