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成瀬巳喜男 1905-1969

Overview
Works: 160 works in 325 publications in 5 languages and 2,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Short films  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Restager , Author, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by 成瀬巳喜男
Onna ga kaidan o agaru toki When a woman ascends the stairs( Visual )

13 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and English and held by 553 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 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving portrait of geisha in their declining years
Kagirinaki hodō Street without end( Visual )

2 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 117 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 )

2 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and Japanese and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2011 in Japanese and held by 110 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 98 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
Mother [Okāsan]( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 83 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 47 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
When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

10 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 32 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
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
Nagareru by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The employees of a geisha house struggle with their diminishing status in Japanese society
Yama no oto( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Japanese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young married woman satisfies her need for emotional intimacy by developing a close friendship with her father-in-law
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 21 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
Street without end( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 18 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
Mikio Naruse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Japanese and held by 13 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
Floating clouds Ukigumo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in Japanese and Undetermined and held by 11 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
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
 
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Mikio, Naruse

Mikio Naruse Film director

Mikio Naruse japanischer Regisseur

Mikio Naruse regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico giapponese

Naruse, Mikio.

Naruse, Mikio 1905-1969

Нарусэ, Микио

나루세 미키오

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

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Bangiku Late chrysanthemums