In post-World War II Japan, veteran Kinji experiences seizures from post-traumatic stress-disorder. After he receives treatment at a mental health hospital in Okinawa, he returns to his hometown. Once there, he meets two women, Taeko and Ayako, both of whom he engages in romantic relationships. To complicate matters another man, Denkichi is also in love with Taeko. When Kinji decides to favor Taeko, there is a violent conflict between the two men.
Cast : Setsuko Hara, Masayuki Mori, Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Kuga
Writer : Fyodor Dostoevsky (novel), Eijirô Hisaita, Akira Kurosawa
Language : Japanese