When A Woman Ascends The Stairs

  • 1960
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

The tragic story of a woman who works hard as a barmaid to avoid the alternative fate of becoming a prostitute. After a failed attempt at business, she accepts the fact that prostitution is the only means available for her to earn a living. As in all of Naruse's late period films, a depressing and fatalistic tone is maintained.

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