SynopsisOn the eve of the Japanese surrender in 1945, in a tense war-torn climate, Doctor Akagi, the local doctor in a seaside village of one of Japan's islands, takes a stand to save his professional integrity. He bands together with his old buddies, a dissolute monk and a nihilistic morphine-addicted surgeon. They're all on the fringe of Japan's militaristic society. The naive and somewhat wild Sonoko joins their group and discovers her destiny working with Dr. Akagi. She loves the unusual doctor and wants to spend the rest of her life with him. A wounded Dutch soldier arrives on the scene. An escapee from a prisoner of war camps, he completes this little circle of friends. They are all united in their passion to create a microscope powerful enough to discover the cause of hepatitis virus, the main cause of death in an undernourished country and the Doctor Akagi's personal quest.
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