Born in Tokyo in 1905, Naruse joined Shochiku Kamata, then moved to P.C.L. (now TOHO) where he portrayed various women's lives in many different styles, including new school, modernism, literary film, and family drama. He created many masterpieces, including Floating Clouds, Wife Be Like a Rose! (1935), Repast (1951), and Two in the Shadow (1967). His reputation increased after his death, and he is respected by many directors overseas.
|Staff||Director : Mikio Naruse
Producer : Sanezumi Fujimoto
Original Story : Fumiko Hayashi
Screenplay : Yoko Mizuki
Cinematographer : Masao Tamai