The Quiet Duel (1949)

Director
Akira Kurosawa

Main cast
Toshir? Mifune; Takashi Shimura; Miki Sanjo; Kenjiro Uemura; Chieko Nakakita

Genres
Drama

Description
Toshir? Mifune plays a young idealistic doctor who works at his father's (Takashi Shimura) clinic in a small and seedy district. During the war, he contracts syphilis from the blood of a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. Treating himself in secret and tormented by his conscience, he rejects his heartbroken fiancée without explanation.


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