Not Rated | | Drama
In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.
According to the DVD commentary by film scholar Stephen Prince, this is the only Akira Kurosawa film to feature nudity.
Dr. Kyojô Niide:
Poverty's a political problem they say. But what has politics ever done for the poor? Has a law been passed to get rid of poverty and ignorance?
Dr. Noboru Yasumoto: But this place! Government funds-...
Dr. Kyojô Niide: Better this than nothing. The problem is deeper than that. If it ...
Niide's uniform is drenched when he arrives at Sahachi's house, but is completely dry when he goes to leave a short time later.
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