Directed by Akira Kurosawa. With Setsuko Hara. This rare Kurosawa work with a female protagonist is set in 1930s Japan, after the country’s invasion of Manchuria. The daughter of a professor dismissed for his antimilitarist views falls for a young leftist who has his own troubles with the right-wing government. (Japan, 1946, subtitles, b&w, DVD, 110 min.)
Admission $10, CMA members $7.