Mikio Naruse’s second adaptation of a novel by Fumiko Hayashi stars Hideko Takamine, the director’s frequent muse, as bus conductress Kiyoko Komori, the youngest daughter in a family of squabbling half-siblings.
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Yorokobi mo kanashimi mo ikutoshitsuki / Times of Joy and Sorrow (1957) Keisuke Kinoshita, Hideko Takamine, Keiji Sada, Takahiro Tamura, Drama
Futari de aruita iku haru aki / Ballad of a Worker (1962) Keisuke Kinoshita, Hideko Takamine, Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Drama
Onna no sono / The Garden of Women (1954) Keisuke Kinoshita, Mieko Takamine, Hideko Takamine, Keiko Kishi, Drama
Hikinige / Hit and Run (1966) Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine, Yôko Tsukasa, Eitarô Ozawa, Crime, Drama
A working-class woman becomes bent on revenge after her little boy is killed in a hit and run; she discovers that the man who took the rap was simply a corporate lackey covering up for his boss’s wife.
Tsuma to shite onna to shite / As a Wife, As a Woman (1961) Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine, Chikage Awashima, Masayuki Mori, Drama
Kono hiroi sora no dokoka ni / Somewhere Beneath The Wide Sky (1954) Masaki Kobayashi, Keiji Sada, Yoshiko Kuga, Hideko Takamine, Drama
19yo girl loses husband in war. Bombing destroys his family’s shop and the widow stays to rebuild it as the rest of the family flee and runs it for 18 years out of love for her dead husband and his mother…