Midareru (1964) - Rotten Tomatoes

Midareru (1964)





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In this depressing Japanese drama, a grocer continues to operate her husband's business long after he has killed himself. Her brother-in-law has been in love with her for ages. Eventually she gives in and a romance blooms until she suddenly rejects him in favor of her husband's memory. The jilted lover becomes so despondent that he too commits suicide.


Hideko Takamine
as Reiko Morita
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Critic Reviews for Midareru

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It is best to begin a discussion of Mikio Naruse's Yearning by focusing on its concluding image.

June 7, 2006 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Midareru

this is the finest melodrama i have ever seen. in a side note: i don't know why so many synopses refer to reiko's husband as a suicide when he was clearly killed in the war. anyway, the height of naruse and takemine's work, along with 'floating clouds'

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