A Wife’s Heart

  • Dir: Naruse Mikio

  • Japan, 1956, 98 minmins, DCP

  • Cast: Takamine Hideko, Mifune Toshiro, Kobayashi Keiju

In a marriage dominated by torturous family relationships, a couple’s superficial bond is shattered when their loan for running a café is given away to the wastrel older brother. Frustrated by her husband’s infirmity, the wife only finds solace when discussing her insoluble problems with her banker friend. Under Naruse’s magnificent direction, along with the consummate performances by Takamine Hideko and Mifune Toshiro, the deepest emotions are only expressed in the subtlest of gestures, as nature dictates the ending of their final encounter.


    In-theatre Screening

    • Buy Ticket2020-01-05 (Sun)
      Door Tickets Available at the Venue on Screening Date2020-02-16 (Sun)


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