Tsuma (Wife) (1953)

Tsuma (Wife)

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Infidelity threatens to break up a marriage in this evocative feature from legendary Japanese director Mikio Naruse. Tsuma concerns the struggles of a woman who finds out that her husband is cheating on her; to avoid the stigma of a broken marriage, she decides she'll do whatever it takes to keep him with her. Tsumawas adapted from a story by Fumiko Hayashi, who wrote about women's cultural struggles in 1950s Japan and whose writings formed the basis for five other Naruse films. ~ Michael … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Flawed but powerful Ozu-like dramedy.

Full Review… | June 29, 2015
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Naruse is a keen observer of the whole spectrum of human behavior, a portraitist who depicts his subjects in all their raw, yet submissive complexity.

Full Review… | November 14, 2005
Slant Magazine

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