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When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

  • NR
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • A stunning drama about a ginza bar hostess as she approaches the perilous age of 30.
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): CC1684

  • Credits
    Hideko Takamine, Tatsuya Nakadai, Masayuki Mori, Reiko Dan, Daisuke Kat, Daisuke Kato, Ganjiro Nakamura, Eitar Ozawa, Keiko Awaji
  • Critic Reviews
    "...It's a wonderful film....The whole cast is superb....Naruse's greatest strength lay in his dark vision..."
    Los Angeles Times

    4 stars out of 4 -- "Shot strikingly without fuss in black-and-white TohoScope....A melancholy treat..."
    USA Today

    "[T]his might be described as a Japanese version of a Douglas Sirk melodrama. Takamine Hideko's stoic central performance is heartbreaking."
    Sight and Sound

    "[T]he depictions of human foibles and frailties are exquisitely nuanced..."
    Sight and Sound

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