When A Woman Ascends the Stairs
- 1h 51min
- Directed by: Mikio Naruse
- Written by: Ryuzo Kikushima
- Cast: Hideko Takamine, Masayuki Mori, Daisuke Kato
- Language: Japanese
In the Ginza bar district of Tokyo a widow (Takamine) strives to maintain her honour and support her family while working as a hostess. Naruse's typical slow burning style brings out the dark melancholy behind the situation in this his most famous film. New print.
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