|Shinobu Terajima||Shigeko Kurokawa|
|Keigo Kasuya||Tadashi Kurokawa|
|Emi Masuda||Chiyo Kurokawa|
|Sabu Kawahara||The Village Chief|
After serving his country in the Second Sino-Japanese War, hardened soldier Lt. Kyuzo Kurokawa returns home a changed man. Since he lost his arms and legs in battle, his wife, Shigeko, contemplates putting him out of his misery until she discovers he still has the will to live. But, despite welcoming the prominence that comes with being the loving caretaker of the village war hero, Shigeko quietly begins to take her revenge for Kyuzo's past transgressions.