Sound of the Mountain

Sound of the Mountain
  • 1954
  • Japan
  • 1h 36min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Mikio Naruse
  • Cast: Setsuko Hara, Ken Uehara, So Yamamura
  • Language: Japanese

Naruse returns to one of his favourite themes - lonely and stifled housewives - in a tale of dispossessed domesticity played out by Hara and Uehara. He's regularly drunk, she's considering an abortion and only her father-in-law understands. One of Naruse's most extraordinary and emotive films.

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