Life of the Country Doctor (1963)

Run Time - 104 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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A simple country doctor faithfully takes care of residents in his small village. He feels his lifetime of devotion to his patients has been negated in wake of modern medical advancements. When typhoid fever spreads through the farm community, he sadly observes the superstition and ignorance that accompanies the thoughts of the afflicted.

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devotion [dedication], disease, doctor/nurse, plague, slice-of-life, superstition, typhoid