Foundry Town (1962)
99 min | Drama

Set in Kawaguchi, just north of Tokyo in the early 60s, the movie chronicles the lives of poor foundry workers and their families; and one girl's dreams of self-improvement through going on to higher education.
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Writers
Chiyo Hayafune (novel) | Shohei Imamura (screenplay) | Kirio Urayama (screenplay)
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Updated Apr 8, 1962

Release date
Apr 8, 1962 (Japan)

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43 cast members
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Mitsuo Hamada
Katsumi Tsukamoto Katsumi Tsukamoto   See fewer
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Eijirô Tôno
Tatsugorô Ishiguro (Jun's father) Tatsugorô Ishiguro (Jun's father)   See fewer
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Shôichi Ozawa
Teacher at the Juvenile Classification Office Teacher at the Juvenile Classification Office   See fewer
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Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Woman Worker Woman Worker   See fewer
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Taiji Tonoyama
Matsunaga Matsunaga   See fewer
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Takeshi Katô
Mr. Noda Mr. Noda   See fewer
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Tokuko Sugiyama
Tomi (Jun's mother) Tomi (Jun's mother)   See fewer
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Nobuo Kawakami
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Akiji Kobayashi
Hei-san Hei-san   See fewer
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Yoshio Ichikawa
Takayuki Takayuki   See fewer
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Hideki Morisaka
Sankichi Sankichi   See fewer
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Mitsuko Suzuki
Yoshie Kanayama Yoshie Kanayama   See fewer
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Ikunosuke Koizumi
Master at ramen shop Master at ramen shop   See fewer
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Tetsuo Mizoi
Uchiyama Uchiyama   See fewer
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Tomio Aoki
Worker A Worker A   See fewer
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Junko Hiyoshi
Nobuko Nakajima Nobuko Nakajima   See fewer
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Kayoko Aoki
Risu-chan Risu-chan   See fewer
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Tôru Sumikawa
Worker B Worker B   See fewer
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Isao Sakamoto
Shimizu Shimizu   See fewer
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Yoshio Tsuchida
Worker C Worker C   See fewer
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Tamehisa Aida
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Kawai Okada
Kaori-chan Kaori-chan   See fewer
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Ô. Tezuka
Milk Delivery Boy Milk Delivery Boy   See fewer
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Keiko Kitaide
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Kyô Iwaki
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Norihisa Tanigishi
Boy B (uncredited) Boy B (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 151 votes