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Hometown

I haven't seen Kenji Mizoguchi's rarely screened first talkie (1930), also known as Home Village. But the plot—an ambitious opera tenor (Yoshie Fujiwara) becomes conceited and neglects his faithful, self-sacrificing girlfriend—suggests some resemblance to The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums (1939), one of his greatest films. In Japanese with subtitles. 86 min.

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