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Our Neighbor (Tonari no Yae-chan)

Rating:No Rating
Release Date:January 1, 1934
Running time:76 minutes
Cast:Yukichi Iwata, Chouko Iida, Yumeko Aizome, Yoshiko Okada, Ryotaro Mizushima
Director:Yasujiro Shimazu
Writer:Yasujiro Shimazu

Description: The story revolves around a little orphaned girl living in an impoverished community of mainland Chinese immigrants to Taiwan. However, theirs is a romanticized poverty--less a depiction of the actual living conditions of this population than a vehicle fo the film's statement: be good, and work hard together for a better future. Set around the time of the Korean war, when refugees from mainland China were still coming to taiwan and a million had already arrived,Our Neighbor addresses this audience of Chinese torn form their homes and kin.

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