The Girl I Abandoned (1970)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 116 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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In this Japanese melodrama, an up-and-coming office worker has an affair with his ex-lover whom he refused to marry. The woman is impoverished and in trouble after she aborted her lover's baby. It is a mutual friend who informs the young businessman, who married another for her status, of the woman's problems. When he goes to see her, the affair is renewed. Unfortunately, someone takes pictures of their lovemaking. The photographer was hired by the mutual friend. In order to save her lover from ruin, the woman tries to get the pictures back, but she dies trying when she accidentally falls out of a window.

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abortion, accident, blackmail, death, extramarital-affair, office-worker, passion, poverty