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248 Ratings



Directed by Mikio Naruse
Japan, 1964


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.

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Yearning Directed by Mikio Naruse

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1964 | Winner: Best Actress (Silver Sail)

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