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What's your favorite film by Mikio Naruse?

Kimi to wakarete (After Our Separation)
0 (0%)
Yogoto no yume (Each Night I Dream)
0 (0%)
Three Sisters with Maiden Hearts
0 (0%)
Tsuma yo bara no yo ni (Kimiko)
0 (0%)
Hideko, the Bus Conductress
0 (0%)
Uta-andon (The Song Lantern)
0 (0%)
Ginza kesh (Ginza Cosmetics)
0 (0%)
Meshi (Repast)
1 (5.3%)
Okaasan (Mother)
1 (5.3%)
Inazuma (Lightning)
0 (0%)
Ffu (Husband and Wife)
0 (0%)
Ani imto (Older Brother, Younger Sister)
0 (0%)
Yama no oto (The Thunder of the Mountain)
1 (5.3%)
Bangiku (Late Chrysanthemums)
0 (0%)
Ukigumo (Floating Clouds)
0 (0%)
Sh u (Sudden Rain)
0 (0%)
Nagareru (Flowing)
1 (5.3%)
Iwashigumo (Summer Clouds)
0 (0%)
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
3 (15.8%)
Daughters, Wives and a Mother
0 (0%)
Hourou-ki (A Wanderer's Notebook)
0 (0%)
Midareru (Yearning)
0 (0%)
The Stranger Within a Woman
0 (0%)
Midaregumo (Scattered Clouds)
0 (0%)
other (specify)
0 (0%)
haven't seen any
11 (57.9%)
don't like any
1 (5.3%)

Total Members Voted: 19

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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #60 on: January 22, 2013, 07:47:48 PM »
Nice. I too, whenever Setsuko Hara is not on-screen, am saying "where's Hara? What's she up to? Why aren't we watching her?"
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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #61 on: January 22, 2013, 07:55:55 PM »
And Ken Uehara is good. I mean, I hate his character but he's a good actor.

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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #62 on: January 22, 2013, 08:29:57 PM »
I don't know how many movies (if any) I've seen him in before, but I really like him in these Naruses.
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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #63 on: January 26, 2013, 02:29:05 AM »
These are really hard to rank:

1. Repast
2. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
3. Yearning
4. Wife! Be Like a Rose!
5. The Sound of the Mountain
6. Flowing
7. Apart from You
8. Scattered Clouds
9. No Blood Relation
10. Every Night Dreams
11. Floating Clouds
12. Mother
13. Street Without End
14. Ginza Cosmetics
15. Wife
16. Late Chrysanthemums
17. Flunky, Work Hard
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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #64 on: February 23, 2013, 03:15:29 PM »
sdedalus and two other good cinephile friends speak eloquently about naruse while i giggle a lot..
http://theyshotpictures.com/they-shot-pictures-ep-11-mikio-naruse/
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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #65 on: February 23, 2013, 05:45:04 PM »
sdedalus and two other good cinephile friends speak eloquently about naruse while i giggle a lot..
http://theyshotpictures.com/they-shot-pictures-ep-11-mikio-naruse/

Just finished your podcast. :) After your great recommendation for When a Woman Ascends the Stairs, I wanted to hear more. I wasn't following the voices very well, but I think it was Slayton who sold me on Yearning, with Sean backing him up regarding the ending. (I might have them turned around.) I'll see if I can find a copy. Thanks for putting together that discussion.

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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #66 on: February 23, 2013, 05:53:40 PM »
Thank you so so much for listening, Sandy :) Yearning is totally worth your time and I think Naruse is a filmmaker likely to appeal to a lot of filmspotters.

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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #67 on: February 23, 2013, 05:54:35 PM »
and y, I get all the sexy voices mixed up as well :P

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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #68 on: February 23, 2013, 06:33:00 PM »
 :D

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Re: Naruse Mikio - Director's Best
« Reply #69 on: February 23, 2013, 07:43:34 PM »
I'm the one who sounds old.
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