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成瀬巳喜男 1905-1969

Overview
Works: 134 works in 397 publications in 6 languages and 2,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Comedy films  Short films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Televised plays 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki = When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

41 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 716 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
Bangiku = Late chrysanthemums by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

18 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving portrait of geisha in their declining years
Street without end by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Featuring vividly drawn characters and bold political commentary, Street without end, is the grandly entertaining silent melodrama with which Naruse arrived at the brink of the sound era
Kagirinaki hodō = Street without end( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 126 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 = Apart from you( Visual )

5 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apart From You (1933, 60 min.): An aging geisha is resented by her humiliated teenage son. Every-night Dreams (1933, 65 min.): A dockside bar hostess must contend with the return of her long-gone layabout husband
Koshiben ganbare = Flunky, work hard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 119 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 )

2 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apart from you. In this gently devastating drama, a critical breakthrough for Naruse, he contrasts the life of an aging geisha, whose angry teenage son is ashamed of her profession, with that of her youthful counterpart, a lovely young girl resentful of her family for forcing her into a life of ignominy
Mother = [Okāsan] by John Knoop( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 81 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
Ukigumo by Sixinan Chenglai( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 45 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
Yama no oto( Visual )

10 editions published between 1954 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young married woman is disturbed by the increasing emotional distance between herself and her husband
Nagareru( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 27 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
Naruse( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 25 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)
Mikio Naruse( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ukigumo (1955): A story of a young woman who served in Japan's forest service in Indochina during the World War II, and fell in love with a married co-worker while there. After the war, she returns to Japan, completely impoverished, and finds her lover comfortably re-established in his family and uninterested in fulfilling the idle promises he made during the war. While Mori is only willing to dally half-heartedly with her, Takamine remains obsessed with him
Yogoto no yume = Every night dreams( Visual )

5 editions published in 1933 in Japanese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the formally ravishing Every-Night Dreams, set in the dockside neighborhoods of Tokyo, 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
Ukigumo = Nuages flottants by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in Japanese and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pendant la guerre, en Indochine française occupée, Yukiko rencontre Kengo. Ils vivent une folle histoire d'amour et Kengo promet de divorcer de sa femme à leur retour au Japon. Mais l'homme ne tient pas sa promesse. Yukiko se retrouve seule et enceinte ... Très éprise, elle se battra et prendra en charge son destin pour vivre sa passion." (Jacquette)
Meshi Le repas by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hōrōki by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 11 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."--Harvard Film Archive
Madre( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ryosuke trabaja duramente día y noche para reconstruir su negocio de tintorería, destruido durante un bombardeo. Su esposa Masako y sus dos hijas, Toshiko e Hishako, hacen todo lo que pueden paar ayudarle, sacrificándose constantemente por el bien de la familia. Toshika está enamorada de un panadero de ideas progresistas. El padre cae enfermo y su hermana Kimura acude a visitarles. Se decide que Kimura habrá de ayudarles si algo le ocurriera al padre, quien muere poco después. Este relato lleno de lirismo de la vida de la gente corriente es una de las obras maestras de Mikio Naruse, junto a "Nubes flotantes". Está basado en el guión de una mujer, Yoko Mizuki, que colaboró varias veces con el director
 
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Bangiku = Late chrysanthemums
Alternative Names
Mikio, Naruse

Mikio Naruse Film director

Mikio Naruse japanischer Regisseur

Mikio Naruse Japans filmregisseur (1905-1969)

Mikio Naruse regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico giapponese

Naruse, Mikio.

Naruse, Mikio 1905-1969

Нарусэ, Микио

מיקיו נארוזה

میکیو ناروسی تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان ژاپنی

나루세 미키오

성뇌사회남 1905-1969

성뢰사회남 1905-1969

ナルセ, ミキオ

ナルセ, ミキオ 1905-1969

成瀬 巳喜男 1905-1969

成瀨己喜男

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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Bangiku = Late chrysanthemums