The elderly Shukishi and his wife, Tomi, take the long journey from their small seaside village to visit their adult children in Tokyo. Their elder son, Koichi, a doctor, and their daughter, Shige, a hairdresser, don’t have much time to spend with their aged parents, and so it falls to Noriko, the widow of their younger son who was killed in the war, to keep her in-laws company.
|Tagline:||As long as life goes on, relationships between parents and children will bring boundless joy and endless grief.|
|Cast:||Chieko Higashiyama, Chishū Ryū, Eijirō Tōno, Haruko Chichibu, Haruko Sugimura, Hisao Toake, Keijirô Morozumi, Kuniko Miyake, Kyōko Kagawa, Mutsuko Sakura, Nobuo Nakamura, Ryôko Mizuki, Sachiko Mitani, Setsuko Hara, Shirô Ôsaka, Shozo Suzuki, Sō Yamamura, Takashi Miki, Teruko Nagaoka, Tōru Abe, Toshinosuke Nagao, Toyo Takahashi, Zen Murase|
|Director:||Shōhei Imamura, Yasujirō Ozu|