Yearning (1964)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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In this depressing Japanese drama, a grocer continues to operate her husband's business long after he has killed himself. Her brother-in-law has been in love with her for ages. Eventually she gives in and a romance blooms until she suddenly rejects him in favor of her husband's memory. The jilted lover becomes so despondent that he too commits suicide.

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grocer, widow/widower, business, depression, brother-in-law, death, suicide