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The Whole Family Works, Mikio Naruse's adaptation of a Sunao Tokunaga novel, feels more of a piece with the writer/director's quietly observant and psychologically charged later work. For the Naruse-familiar, it is an anomaly only in its placement within his filmography—indeed, this could be a film made by the elder, stasis-minded Naruse momentarily inhabiting, through a metaphysical twist of fate...

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Directed by

Mikio Naruse

Written by

Mikio Naruse (Screenplay)
Sunao Tokunaga (Original Story)

Runtime

65 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

japan depression unemployment