Kiri no Hata

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Kiri no Hata
Directed by Yoji Yamada
Screenplay by Shinobu Hashimoto
Starring Chieko Baisho
Osamu Takizawa
Shigeru Tsuyuguchi
Release date
  • May 29, 1965 (1965-05-29)
Running time

Kiri no Hata (Japanese: 霧の旗) is a 1965 Japanese film directed by Yoji Yamada. [1] [2] [3] It is based on Seichō Matsumoto's novel of the same title. [4] [5] [6]



A robbery murder of an old moneylender woman occurs in the countryside of Kyushu, and Kiriko Yanagida's older brother, Masao, is arrested as a suspect and brought to justice. Masao is the first discoverer, who borrows money from the victim, and although the situation is overwhelmingly disadvantageous to him, he still pleads not guilty to murder. Kiriko goes to Tokyo and offers a defense request to Kinzo Otsuka, a well-known attorney from her hometown but he refuses. [3] [7]


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