Tsuma (1953) AKA Wife

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. Tsuma was 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.

Director: Mikio Naruse.
Stars: Mieko Takamine, Ken Uehara, RentarĂ´ Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Sanae Takasugi, Chieko Nakakita, Yatsuko Tan’ami, Hajime Izu, Yoshiko Tsubouchi, Tatsuya Ishiguro, Akira Tani, Noriko Honma, Masao Shimizu, Sadako Kimura, Eiji Koyama. AKA Wife


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  1. Tiff
    May 14, 2019

    You’re the best, Jon!

  2. Toshiyuki Oda
    May 15, 2019


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