Late Chrysanthemums (1954) – Mikio Naruse

DFNY #59

晩菊 Bangiku
成瀬 巳喜男 Naruse Mikio

Three former geisha struggle with their current lives and long for their former glamorous days  4*




Floating Clouds “Ukigumo” (1955) – Mikio Naruse

DFNY #33

Floating Clouds (浮雲 Ukigumo)
Mikio Naruse (成瀬 巳喜男 Naruse Mikio)

A lonely woman struggles while loving a married man in post-war Tokyo 4*