A middle-aged woman, Seki (Kazuko Yoshiyuki), wife of the local rickshaw driver and mother of two, falls in affair with Toyoji (Tatsuya Fuji), a very young, recent soldier returning to his home in town after war. She is much ol...
It is a masterful epic that remains true to roots, although it sometimes gives a tedium through its heavy handed view on God and the sea, heaven all between.
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