Scenes from: “Being Two Isn’t Easy” 私は二歳 (1962)

Being Two Isn’t Easy 私は二歳 (Watashi wa Nisai わたしはにさい), Directed by Kon Ichikawa 市川崑, whose works include the following:

The film is notable not only for its inventive depiction of early-childhood, but also for being an early film to be set in a danchi (Japanese public housing complex).

Danchi kitchen:

Walking on the danchi grounds:

Falling from a balcony:

Playing in playground, and discussing the fall:

Staircase danger:

“Apartments are not for babies.”

“I think Japanese-style houses are best for Japanese babies.

Danchi at sunset:

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