30 hand picked films. A new one every day
“All men feed on women’s blood. I have to protect myself. It’s not only men who face life-and-death struggles.”
Did Naruse ever make a bad movie?
These bittersweet old flowers are a charm! No fancy stuff, no larger-than-life nonsense.
Should point out that I think the clip used for the trailer on this page is from Kenji Mizoguchi's The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum and not Naruse's Late Chrysanthemums.
Beautifully human. Took a while to settle in to but then in was a joy. Real human beings, sad at times, funny at others, the ending was perfect.
Beautiful, funny, poignant.
Deeply moving and wonderfully acted and directed.
We all sing a song that changes as time passes us by.
A great study of a cultural transition.