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Ornamental Hairpin

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Romance Drama 19411h 11mOn: The Criterion Channel Country: Japan

Emi Ota and her friend Okiku stay briefly at a mountain inn and then return to Tokyo. Later, Nanmura, a soldier on leave, steps on an ornamental hairpin in the public bath at the inn. Emi writes to the inn saying she has lost a hairpin and, when she discovers that it injured Nanmura, returns to apologize. The longer term visitors at the inn meet together to discuss the hairpin incident. These include a grumpy Professor, a young couple Mr and Mrs Hiroyasu, and an old man staying with his two grandsons. They hope to see a romance blossom between Nanmura and Emi, after Nanmura declares that there is something almost poetic in finding a hairpin in the bath.Ornamental Hairpin featuring Kinuyo Tanaka and Hiroko Kawasaki is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (674 votes).

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Hiroshi Shimizu


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#11,438 Ranked Movie

#419 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#1480 Ranked in Romance Movies

#5874 Ranked in Drama Movies

Ornamental Hairpin has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (674 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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