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成瀬巳喜男 1905-1969

Overview
Works: 161 works in 320 publications in 5 languages and 2,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by 成瀬巳喜男
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young widow with family obligations, Keiko is the madam of an upstairs bar in the exclusive Ginza district of Tokyo in 1960. As she approaches 30, she realizes that her life is at a crossroads: she must either go into business and open her own bar or marry
Bangiku Late chrysanthemums by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving portrait of geisha in their declining years
Kagirinaki hodō( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An absorbing character and class study about a carefree waitress who, after a series of dramatic events, ends up in a stifling marriage
Kimi to wakarete( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and Japanese and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every-night Dreams: A dockside bar hostess must contend with the return of her long-gone layabout husband
Koshiben ganbare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flunky, Work Hard (1931, 28 min): An atypical breezy comedy about a poor insurance salesman trying to provide for his family. No Blood Relation (1932, 79 min.): A maternal-instinct melodrama about an actress desperate to reclaim the daughter she left behind
Silent Naruse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Street without end. Mikio Naruse's final silent film is a gloriously rich portrait of a waitress, Sugiko, whose life, despite a host of male admirers and even some intrigued movie talent scouts, ends up taking a suffocatingly domestic turn after a wealthy businessman accidentally hits her with his car
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairs( Visual )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young widow with family obligations, Keiko is the madam of an upstairs bar in the exclusive Ginza district of Tokyo. As she approaches 30, she realizes that her life is at its crossroads
Mother [Okāsan]( Visual )

10 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mother is a portrait of silent sacrifice and secret strength. The Fukuharas' struggles reflect the hardships facing many working class families during the postwar era."--container
Ukigumo by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amour fou in Tokyo. Adapted from Fumiko Hayashi's best-selling novel, Naruse's masterpiece contrasts two characters: a strong woman who relentlessly pursues her desire while hoping her lover and society will understand what she has to do to survive, and her lover who craves a conventionally validated social identity."--Container
The Japanese family( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presentation of modern Japanese family life through three contemporary films. The films are Yasujirō Ozu's Early summer (Bakushū, 1951), a gentle story of obligation and individualism centering on the marriage of a family's daughter; Mikio Naruse's Mother (Okāsan, 1952), an innovative rendering of a mother's self-sacrifice for the good of her family; and Yoshimitsu Morita's comedy The family game (Kazoku gēmu, 1983), a hilarious portrayal of an urban middle-class family caught up in a battle of wits against the Japanese educational system
Meshi by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in Japanese and Multiple languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young married woman is disturbed by the increasing emotional distance between herself and her husband
Yama no oto( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young married woman satisfies her need for emotional intimacy by developing a close friendship with her father-in-law
Nagareru by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The employees of a geisha house struggle with their diminishing status in Japanese society
Naruse( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sound of the mountain: 'Adapted from a novel by Yasunari Kawabata, the first Japanese author to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, Sound of the Mountain typifies Naruse's preferred genre of shomin-geki (films about the daily lives of ordinary people)
Bangiku( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combining three Fumiko Hayashi stories about ageing geishas, the film focuses on Okin, the ex-geisha who has embraced the new post-war economy most successfully and single-mindedly."--Container
When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a woman ascends the stairs might be Japanese filmmaker Mikio Naruse's finest hour, a delicate, devastating study of a woman, Keiko (played heartbreakingly by Hideko Takamine), who works as a bar hostess in Tokyo's very modern postwar Ginza district, who entertains businessmen after work. Sly, resourceful, but trapped, Keiko comes to embody the conflicts and struggles of a woman trying to establish her independence in a male-dominated society. When a woman ascends the stairs shows the largely unsung yet widely beloved master Naruse at his most socially exacting and profoundly emotional
Mikio Naruse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bangiku (1954): Okin is an ex-geisha who has embraced the new post-war economy most successfully and single-mindedly. Former colleagues, Tamae, whose son threatens to become a gigolo, and Tomi, who has a decidedly 'modern' daughter, live together and try to make ends meet
Mother Mat ́( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in Japanese and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of silent sacrifice and secret strength. The Fukuhara's struggles reflect the hardships facing many working class families during the postwar era
Hōrōki by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young novelist endures a series of personal upheavals en route to literary success. Her affairs with a handsome writer who encourages her to join a writer's group but betrays her in romance and an alcoholic writer who is at first supportive and eventually destructive prove costly for the talented writer. The film is based on the autobiography of Fumiko Hayashi, whose writings Naruse had previously adapted in the films Repast, Lightning and Late Chrysanthemums.--Harvard Film Archive
Midareru( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grocer continues to operate her husband's business long after he has killed himself. Her brother-in-law has been in love with her for ages. Eventually she gives in, and a romance blooms until she suddenly rejects him in favor of her husband's memory. The jilted lover becomes so despondent that he too commits suicide
 
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Alternative Names
Mikio, Naruse

Naruse, Mikio.

Naruse, Mikio 1905-1969

ナルセ, ミキオ 1905-1969

成瀬 巳喜男 1905-1969

成瀨己喜男 1905-1969

成瀬已喜男 1905-1969

成瀬巳喜男 1905-1969

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Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairs