The Quiet Duel
Release Date: 1949-03-19
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This Movie Is About
field hospital · doctor · syphillis · surgeon · nurse
Toshirō Mifune plays a young idealistic doctor who works at his father's (Takashi Shimura) clinic in a small and seedy district. During the war, he contracts syphilis from the blood of a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. Treating himself in secret and tormented by his conscience, he rejects his heartbroken fiancée without explanation.