Yoru no onnatachi Women of the night /

夜の女たち

Filmed on location in Osaka, Women of the night concerns two sisters, Fusako and Natsuko, one a war widow and the other in an affair with a drug dealer. Along with their younger friend Kumiko they fall into prostitution and moral chaos and a life of gangs and gangsters, trapped by their city's...

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Corporate Authors: Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.
Janus Films.

Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Authors: Yoda, Yoshikata, 1909-1991.
Mizoguchi, Kenji, 1898-1956.

Ōsawa, Hisato, 1907-1953.
(Composer)

Tanaka, Kinuyo, 1909-1977.

Takasugi, Sanae, 1918-

Tsunoda, Tomie.

Nagata, Mitsuo.

Murata, Hirohisa.

Urabe, Kumeko, 1902-1989.

Mōri, Kikue.

Hisaita, Eijirō, 1898-1976.

依田義賢, 1909-

溝口健二, 1898-1956

田中絹代, 1909-1977

高杉早苗, 1918-

角田富江

永田光男

村田宏寿

浦辺粂子, 1902-1989

毛利菊江

久板榮二郎, 1898-1976
Format: Movie DVD
Language:Japanese
English
Published:[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2008.
Edition:Standard format (1.33:1).
Series:Eclipse (Criterion Collection (Firm)). Series 13, Kenji Mizoguchi's fallen women.
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Summary:Filmed on location in Osaka, Women of the night concerns two sisters, Fusako and Natsuko, one a war widow and the other in an affair with a drug dealer. Along with their younger friend Kumiko they fall into prostitution and moral chaos and a life of gangs and gangsters, trapped by their city's postwar desperation and devastation.
Language Notes:In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
General Notes:Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
A foreign film (Japan).
Based on the novel : Joseimatsuri / by Eijiro Hisaita.
Container liner includes essay "Dark city," by film scholar Michael Koresky.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (74 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Satsuei, Sugiyama Kōhei ; ongaku, Ōsawa Hisato.
Performer:Tanaka Kinuyo, Takasugi Sanae, Tsunoda Tomie, Nagata Mitsuo, Murata Hirohisa, Urabe Kumeko, Mōri Kikue.
System Details:DVD; Region 1; NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Production Credits:Satsuei, Sugiyama Kōhei ; ongaku, Ōsawa Hisato.
ISBN:9781604650983
1604650982
9781604650983 (disc)
1604650982 (disc)
9781604650938 (box)
1604650931 (box)