When A Woman Ascends The Stairs

When A Woman Ascends The Stairs

Synopsis

"Naruse's magnificent 1960 melodrama. An elegant essay in black and white Cinemascope and tinkling cocktail jazz, this tale of a bar hostess' attempt to escape her lot could give heartbreak lessons to Fassbinder and Sirk." – J. Hoberman, The Village Voice

Technical Specs

Director: Mikio Naruse
Year: 1960
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Duration: 106 min
Colour: B/W
Certificate: 12
Alternate Title: Onna Ga Kaidan O Agaru Toki