In a mountain village, Heita, a translator’s son, is a gifted boy but is shunned by the villagers. He can imitate birds’ cry and befriends another boy who works in a brewery. Heita also finds solace in the village pastor Yasugi and his teacher Michiko, but they too have problems of their own.
Director: Masaki Kobayashi. AKA Three Loves
Stars: Isuzu Yamada, Kô Mishima, Yûnosuke Itô.