One Wonderful Sunday
|One Wonderful Sunday|
|Directed by||Akira Kurosawa|
|Produced by||Sojiro Motoki|
|Written by||Akira Kurosawa
|Music by||Tadashi Hattori|
|25 June 1947|
Yuzo and his fiancée, Masako, spend a Sunday together in Tokyo. Between them they have 35 yen and are determined to make it last. The film was made during the Occupation and shows some of the challenges facing post-war Tokyo. It is notable in the Kurosawa canon because Masako breaks the fourth wall near the end of the film.
- Chieko Nakakita as Masako
- Isao Numasaki as Yuzo
- Midori Ariyama as Sono, Yamiya's mistress
- Masau Smikizu as the Dance Hall Manager
- Ichiro Sugai as Yamiya, the black-marketeer
- Mainichi Film Concours – "Best Director" and "Best Screenplay", 1948.
- One Wonderful Sunday on Internet Movie Database
- One Wonderful Sunday at Allmovie
- One Wonderful Sunday at Rotten Tomatoes
- One Wonderful Sunday (in Japanese) at the Japanese Movie Database
- One Wonderful Sunday review by Rita Kempley, Washington Post Staff Writer, 5 September 1986.
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