When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

Title: When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

Release: 1960

Rating: 8.2

Language: Japanese

Country: Japan

Runtime: 111

Genre: Drama

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

Release 1960
Rating 8.2
Language Japanese
Country Japan
Runtime 111
Genre Drama

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Synopsis

This is the story of Mama, a.k.a. Keiko, a middle-aged bar hostess who must choose to either get married or buy a bar of her own. Her family hounds her for money, her customers for her attention, and she is continually in debt. The life of a bar hostess is examined as well as the way in which the system traps and sometimes kills those in it.

Director :

Mikio Naruse

Writer :

Ryûzô Kikushima

Actors :

... Keiko Yashiro

... Nobuhiko Fujisaki

... Junko Inchihashi

... Kenichi Komatsu, the manager

... Matsukichi Sekine

... Minobe