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Story

Set in 1940 Tokyo, the lives of the Nogami Family are turned upside down when the father of the family, Shigeru, is arrested on accusations of being a Communist. His wife Kayo works like crazy from morning to night to maintain the household whilst raising her two daughters with the support of Shigeru's sister Hisako and Shigeru's ex-student Yamazaki. Despite their support, Shigeru does not return.
Around this time period World War 2 breaks out and casts many dark shadows on the entire nation, but Kayo still tries to keep her cheerful determination, and she must also sustain the family with her love in these dark times.

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Cast

Tadanobu AsanoYamazaki Toru
Sayuri YoshinagaKayo Nogami
Mirai ShidaHatsuko Nogami
Tsurube ShôfukuteiSenkichi Fujioka
Keiko TodaTeruyo Nogami-adult
Miku SatôTeruyo Nogami

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