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WHEN A WOMAN ASCENDS THE STAIRS

Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki

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Directed by Mikio Naruse
Japan, 1960
Drama

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When a Woman Ascends the Stairs might be Japanese filmmaker Mikio Naruse’s finest hour—a delicate, devastating study of a woman, Keiko (Hideko Takamine), who works as a bar hostess in Tokyo’s very modern postwar Ginza district, and entertains businessmen after work.

Synopsis

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs might be Japanese filmmaker Mikio Naruse’s finest hour—a delicate, devastating study of a woman, Keiko (Hideko Takamine), who works as a bar hostess in Tokyo’s very modern postwar Ginza district, and entertains businessmen after work.

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When a Woman Ascends the StairsDirected byMikio Naruse

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Locarno International Film Festival
1983

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