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Morning's Tree-Lined Street 1936

  • 1936-11-01
  • 1h
  • Mikio Naruse
  • Mikio Naruse
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • P.C.L. Eiga Seisaku-jo
  • Drama
As suggested by the title, this film takes up the theme of the city, beginning with a series of traveling shots from Chiyo's point of view on a bus leaving the countryside and entering the metropolitan cityscape. After some fruitless job hunting in downtown Tokyo, Chiyo accepts a job as a bar hostess in Shiba ward. Well away from glamorous Asakusa and Ginza, this is a neighborhood bar where the women are dirt poor, each having only one kimono to their name....

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