Tag Archives: Eiji Okada
Mujô / This Transient Life (1970) Akio Jissôji, Kotobuki Hananomoto, Akiji Kobayashi, Eiji Okada, Drama
Hiroshima mon amour (1959) Alain Resnais, Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Drama, Romance
As her husband Eiichi becomes more entangled in his life as businessman, Naoko looks for ways to expand her own life even as her husband’s life shrinks in scope and intimacy. She finds new interests, new love, and a greater sense of her place in the world.
Jun’ai Monogatari / The Story of Pure Love (1957) Tadashi Imai, Shinjirô Ehara, Hitomi Nakahara, Eiji Okada, Crime, Drama, Romance
Junai Monogatari AKA Story of Pure Love is about two poor youths, Mitsuko and Kando, rebelling against society in various ways, who are desperately trying to be together despite tortuous circumstances. The film depicts their lives as thieves, menial laborers who can get little pay, society outcasts, and of course, lovers. Junai Monogatari depicts, mostly, their struggles within the Japanese reformatory system and Mitsuko’s worsening sickness.