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A Class to Remember

1993 2h 8m Drama List
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In the Shitamachi district, a run-down section of Tokyo, curmudgeonly but dedicated educator Kuroi (Nishida Toshiyuki) teaches a junior high level night class. His students are a motley crew of outcasts largely forgotten by society. Kuroi encourages his pupils, who must balance their classes with jobs and family obligations. Through an assigned graduation essay, each classmate's story is revealed, from the Korean restaurant owner (Masato Hagiwara) to the illiterate laborer (Kunie Tanaka). Read More Read Less
A Class to Remember

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Synopsis In the Shitamachi district, a run-down section of Tokyo, curmudgeonly but dedicated educator Kuroi (Nishida Toshiyuki) teaches a junior high level night class. His students are a motley crew of outcasts largely forgotten by society. Kuroi encourages his pupils, who must balance their classes with jobs and family obligations. Through an assigned graduation essay, each classmate's story is revealed, from the Korean restaurant owner (Masato Hagiwara) to the illiterate laborer (Kunie Tanaka).
Director
Yôji Yamada
Producer
Shigehiro Nakagawa
Screenwriter
Yôji Yamada, Yoshitaka Asama
Production Co
Shochiku, Sumitomo Corporation, Nippon Television Network
Genre
Drama
Original Language
Japanese
Runtime
2h 8m
Sound Mix
Dolby