River of Forever (1967)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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In this Japanese melodrama, a youthful truck driver does all he can to keep away from hospitals and physicians. Then he meets a pretty nurse while visiting an ailing friend. Later, following a traffic accident, he reluctantly undergoes a check up and must reveal that he has terminal leukemia. The kindly nurse takes him to her home to spend the last few months of his life in peace.

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love, terminal-illness, Japan