Mikio Naruse's Films

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Junjô (1930)
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(46 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Fukeiki jidai (1930 Short Film)
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(27 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Chanbara fûfu (1930 Short Film)
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(21 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Ai wa chikara da (1930)
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(66 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Fickleness Gets on the Train (1931 Short Film)
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(32 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Under the Neighbours' Roof (1931 Short Film)
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(35 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Screams from the Second Floor (1931 Short Film)
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(31 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Now Don't Get Excited (1931 Short Film)
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(16 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Strength of a Moustache (1931 Short Film)
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(32 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Flunky, Work Hard! (1931 Short Film)
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(29 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Ladies, Be Careful of Your Sleeves (1932 Short Film)
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(29 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Mushibameru haru (1932)
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(116 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Scenery of Tokyo with Cake (1932 Short Film)
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Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Be Great! (1932 Short Film)
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(39 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Chocolate Girl (1932)
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(56 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Crying to the Blue Sky (1932)
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(53 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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No Blood Relation (1932)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Apart from You (1933)
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Two Geisha with a connection to a young man deal with life's hardships. (61 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Yogoto no yume (1933)
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A single mother works tirelessly as a Ginza bar hostess to ensure a better life for her young son until--her long-lost husband returns. (64 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Sôbô (1933)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Street Without End (1934)
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On her way to meet her boyfriend, Sugiko is hit by a car and hospitalized. When she doesn't arrive at the meeting place... (87 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Saakasu goningumi (1935)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Actress and the Poet (1935)
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(73 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Wife! Be Like a Rose! (1935)
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(74 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Girl in the Rumour (1935)
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(54 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Man of the House (1936)
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(73 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Morning's Tree-Lined Street (1936)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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A Woman's Sorrows (1937)
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(74 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Kafuku zempen (1937)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Learn from Experience, Part II (1937)
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(79 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Nadare (1937)
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(59 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Tsuruhachi Tsurujirô (1938)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Whole Family Works (1939)
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(65 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Sincerity (1939)
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(67 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Travelling Actors (1940)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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A Face from the Past (1941 Short Film)
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(34 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Shanghai Moon (1941)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Mother Never Dies (1942)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Song Lantern (1943)
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(93 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Tanoshiki kana jinsei (1944)
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(77 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Shibaidô (1944)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Shôri no hi made (1945 Short Film)
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(59 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Both You and I (1946)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Four Love Stories (1947)
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(112 mins.)
 
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Spring Awakens (1947)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Angry Street (1950)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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White Beast (1950)
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Keiko Yukawa is a former prostitute and the newest inmate at White Lily, a female rehabilitation facility. (97 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Battle of Roses (1950)
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In Japan, after the death of Mr. Masago, her wife Satomi Masago loses the family's company "Lily Cosmetic" to Mr... (98 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Ginza Cosmetics (1951)
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A few days in the life of a quiet geisha, single mother of a young, smart boy, in the lively Tokyo quarter of Ginza... (87 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Dancer (1951)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Meshi (1951)
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Michiyo lives in the small place Osaka and is not happy with her marriage, all she does is cook and clean for her husband. (97 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Okuni to Gohei (1952)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Mother (1952)
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A teenaged girl witnesses her widowed mother's attempt to sustain her family. (98 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Inazuma (1952)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Husband and Wife (1953)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Wife (1953)
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Tokyo. Mihoko and Toichi Nakagawa's ten year marriage is crumbling out of inertia. Each knows the other isn't happy... (89 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Older Brother, Younger Sister (1953)
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(86 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Sound of the Mountain (1954)
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The businessman Ogata Shingo works with his son Shuichi, who is his secretary, and they live together... (96 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Late Chrysanthemums (1954)
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What is the life of a Geisha like once her beauty has faded and she has retired? Kin has saved her money... (101 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Floating Clouds (1955)
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A tragic social drama set in post war Japan and concerns a lonely women trying to find purpose and stability in a devastated Tokyo. (123 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Sudden Rain (1956)
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(91 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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A Wife's Heart (1956)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Flowing (1956)
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Otsuta is running the geisha house Tsuta in Tokyo. Her business is heavily in debt. Her daughter Katsuyo... (117 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Untamed Woman (1957)
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A woman marries, gives birth to a stillborn child, and divorces, falls in love with a hotel-keeper, only to find herself subordinated to his drive for success, takes up with a tailor who cannot console himself with her strong personality. (121 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Anzukko (1958)
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Kyoko, the daughter of a successful novelist, marries an aspiring writer. However, her husband's difficulties with his writing and his resentment over her father cause deep strains in the marriage. (110 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Summer Clouds (1958)
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(128 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Whistle in My Heart (1959)
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(126 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)
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A middle-aged bar hostess, constantly in debt, is faced with numerous social constraints and challenges posed to her by her family, customers and friends. (111 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Daughters, Wives and a Mother (1960)
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(123 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Evening Stream (1960)
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(111 mins.)
 
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Autumn Has Already Started (1960)
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(79 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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A Woman's Place (1962)
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(111 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Poignant Story (1961)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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A Wanderer's Notebook (1962)
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(124 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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A Woman's Life (1963)
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(126 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Yearning (1964)
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After a bombing raid destroys the family store and her husband, Reiko rebuilds and runs the shop out of love stopped short by destruction. (98 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
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Two friends meet in a bar. Later that night, one friend's flirtatious wife is reportedly in an accident. The other friend doesn't feel well. What's come over him? (102 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Hit and Run (1966)
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A child is killed in a hit and run. The mother plots her revenge by posing as a maid in the house of the murderer. (100 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse
 
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Two in the Shadow (1967)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Mikio Naruse