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成瀬巳喜男 1905-1969

Overview
Works: 149 works in 424 publications in 6 languages and 2,843 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Comedy films  Short films  Biography  Romance films  Televised plays 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Restager , 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 = When a woman ascends the stairs by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 727 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 )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Japanese and English and held by 140 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 )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2011 in Japanese and English and held by 127 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 )

3 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 122 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 )

3 editions published in 2011 in Japanese and English 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 107 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] by Pablo Picasso( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1988 in Japanese and English and held by 79 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 Mikio Naruse( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 58 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
Meshi by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

12 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 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
Naruse( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 28 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)
Nagareru( Visual )

8 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 )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 24 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
Ukigumo by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of a young woman (Hideko Takamine) who served in Japan's forest service in Indochina during the World War II, and fell in love with a married co-worker (Masayuki Mori) 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
Mikio Naruse( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Japanese and held by 16 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 )

6 editions published in 1933 in Japanese and held by 14 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
Hōrōki by Mikio Naruse( Visual )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 13 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 )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 12 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
Midaregumo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's husband is struck and killed by a car; shortly after the accident, the man driving the car approaches the widow with an unusual offer. Though he's not legally responsible, he wants to do the right thing, and offers to assist her financially over a period of time
 
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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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