A Quiet Duel Movie Review 1949

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Kyoji (Mifune), a young, idealistic doctor working as an army surgeon, contracts syphillis from the blood of a patient during an operation. Because the disease was virtually incurable at the time, the tormented Kyoji abandons his fiance and decides to dedicate himself to his work. Based on a play by Kazuo Kikuta. Japanese with subtitles.

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Available on VHS
Running time 95 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Doctors & Nurses, Disease of the Week, Adapted from a Play, Director/Star Teams: Kurosawa & Mifune
Screenplay
Senkichi Taniguchi, Akira Kurosawa
Cast
Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Kenjiro Uemura
Director
Akira Kurosawa
Music
Akira Ifukube

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