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    Directed by Mikio Naruse • 1954 • Japan

    As one might infer from its title, Mikio Naruse’s LATE CHRYSANTHEMUMS (1954) is a very autumnal film, laced with nostalgia and sadness for its characters—Haruko Sugimura (FLOATING WEEDS, TOKYO STORY) portrays Kin, a former geisha who has parlayed her ear...

  • Sound of the Mountain

    Directed by Mikio Naruse • 1954 • Japan
    Starring Setsuko Hara, Ken Uehara, So Yamamura

    Mikio Naruse’s THE SOUND OF THE MOUNTAIN (YAMA NO OTO) was one of the director’s personal favorites among his own movies. The story concerns a woman, Kukiko (Setsuko Hara), trapped in a loveless marriage to Ot...

  • Floating Clouds

    Directed by Mikio Naruse • 1955 • Japan

    Set in Japan after World War II, a young woman fights to find happiness in spite of the betrayals of her lover.