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Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies

Final Take: The Golden Age of Movies (1986)


135 min

Country: Japan

Director: Yôji Yamada

Actors: Chieko BaishôChishû RyûJun MihoKanbi FujiyamaKei SumaKeiko MatsuzakaKiichi NakaiKiyoshi AtsumiKôshirô MatsumotoNarimi Arimori

Genres: Drama

Subtitle: English

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Movie plot

The environment and the movie stars at a Japanese film studio in the early ’30s are recreated in this drama that looks back on a distinctive period in cinematic history. Using celebrated director Yasujiro Ozu as a model, fictional director Ogata discovers a new female star quite by accident. Koharu Tanaka works selling candy at a studio theater when she is given a part as a bit player. After the studio’s top leading lady is embroiled in a scandal, Koharu is suddenly thrust into the limelight when she replaces her in a film and gains instant fame and fortune. But the going is not always easy, and she soon seeks help from unexpected quarters.

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