Set in Kawaguchi, just north of Tokyo in the early 60s, this simple story chronicles the lives of poor foundry workers and their families, and one girl’s dreams of self-improvement through going on to higher education.
Director: Kirio Urayama.
Stars: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Mitsuo Hamada, Eijirô Tono, Shôichi Ozawa, Taiji Tonoyama, Tokuko Sugiyama, Takeshi Katô, Tanie Kitabayashi, Kin Sugai, Yoshio Ichikawa, Akiji Kobayashi, Kayoko Aoki, Junko Hiyoshi, Nobuo Kawakami. AKA キューポラのある街 / Foundry Town
1962 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Palme d’Or.