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When A Woman Ascends the Stairs

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When A Woman Ascends the Stairs

1 hr 52 mins

What might be Japanese filmmaker Mikio Naruse's finest hour--a delicate, devastating study of a woman, Keiko (played heartbreakingly by Hideko Takamine), who works as a bar hostess in Tokyo's very modern postwar Ginza...

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Mikio Naruse
Hideko Takamine, Masayuki Mori, Tatsuya Nakadai
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