Directed by Shōhei Imamura | Starring: Yoshiko Tanaka, Kazuo Kitamura, Etsuko Ichihara, Masato Yamada

Shigematsu Shizuma, who lives with his family in a village near Fukuyama, was in Hiroshima with his wife and niece just after the devastating atomic bombing, a tragedy that cruelly took the lives of thousands of people and forever marked the harsh existence of the survivors.