THE RUMNING OF THE MONTAGE WITH THE CURRENT WHEN A WOMAN GOES UP THE STAIRCASE A WOMAN IN TORMENT SCATTERED CLOUDS
5 magnificent portraits of women, 5 major films by filmmaker Mikio Naruse ( The Meal , Floating Clouds )
BLU-RAY 1 / DVD 1:THE RUMNING OF THE MOUNTAIN (1954 – B&W – 94 mins)
BLU-RAY 2 / DVD 2:WITH THE CURRENT (1956 – B&W – 117 mn)
BLU-RAY 3 / DVD 3:WHEN A WOMAN CLIMBS THE STAIRCASE (1960 – B&W – 111 mins)
BLU-RAY 4 / DVD 4:A WOMAN IN TORMENT (1964 – B&W – 98 mins)
BLU-RAY 5 / DVD 5:Scattered Clouds (1967 – Colors – 108 mins)
AND SUPPLEMENTS (IN HD)
5 PREFACES BY PASCAL-ALEX VINCENT Filmmaker and teacher, Pascal-Alex Vincent is also a specialist in Japanese cinema and co-author of the Dictionary of Japanese Actors and Actresses .
HIDEKO TAKAMINE, AN ACTRESS' LIFE a portrait by Pascal-Alex Vincent (11 mins) A look back at the career of Hideko Takamine, a former child star who became one of the most popular Japanese actresses until the 1960s and muse of Mikio Naruse.