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3.9
30 Ratings

As a Wife, as a Woman

Tsuma to shite onna to shite

Directed by Mikio Naruse
Japan, 1961
Drama

Synopsis

In As a Wife, As a Woman (aka The Other Woman) the children of a distinguished professor find that the woman they have come to regard as their racy and slightly disreputable Ginza aunt is really their mother.

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As a Wife, as a Woman Directed by Mikio Naruse

Critics reviews

The film builds slowly and inexorably, and is at its best in its first half as it gathers social data, sketching in the fraught relationships with understatement and indirection.
June 06, 2016
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