Mikio Naruse

Biography

Mikio Naruse (August 20, 1905 – July 2, 1969) was a Japanese filmmaker, screenwriter, and producer who directed some 89 films spanning the period 1930 (towards the end of the silent period in Japan) to 1967.

Naruse is known for imbuing his films with a bleak and pessimistic outlook. He...

33 titles Directing Writing

7.9

Two in the Shadow 乱れ雲

1967 · Director

7.5

The Thin Line 女の中にいる他人

1966 · Director

7.2

Moment of Terror ひき逃げ

1966 · Director

8.2

Yearning 乱れる

1964 · Director

7.7

A Woman's Life 女の歴史

1963 · Director

7.6

A Wanderer's Notebook Hourou-ki

1962 · Director

7.3

The Wiser Age 女の座

1962 · Director

7.2

The Other Woman 妻として女として

1961 · Director

8.2

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs 女が階段を上る時

1960 · Director

7.3

Daughters, Wives and a Mother Musume tsuma haha

1960 · Director

7.3

The Approach of Autumn 秋立ちぬ

1960 · Director

7.1

The Lovelorn Geisha 夜の流れ

1960 · Director

7.3

A Whistle in My Heart コタンの口笛

1959 · Director

7.2

Little Peach 杏っ子

1958 · Director

7.6

Summer Clouds 鰯雲

1958 · Director

7.1

Untamed Woman あらくれ

1957 · Director

7.8

Flowing 流れる

1956 · Director

7.2

Sudden Rain 驟雨

1956 · Director

7.3

A Wife's Heart Tsuma no kokoro

1956 · Director

7.8

Floating Clouds 浮雲

1955 · Director

7.3

The First Kiss くちづけ

1955 · Director

8.0

Sound of the Mountain 山の音

1954 · Director

7.5

Late Chrysanthemums 晩菊

1954 · Director

6.9

Wife Tsuma

1953 · Director

7.5

Older Brother, Younger Sister あにいもうと

1953 · Director

7.1

Husband and Wife 夫婦

1953 · Director

7.7

Lightning 稲妻

1952 · Director

7.9

Repast めし

1951 · Director

6.9

Ginza Cosmetics 銀座化粧

1951 · Director

6.9

Dancing Girl 舞姫

1951 · Director

6.7

The Angry Street 怒りの街

1950 · Director

6.5

Battle of Roses Bara kassen

1950 · Director

6.8

Conduct Report on Professor Ishinaka Ishinaka sensei gyojoki

1950 · Director

6.8

White Beast Shiroi yajû

1950 · Director

6.6

Four Love Stories Yottsu no koi no monogatari

1947 · Director

7.4

Spring Awakens Haru no mezame

1947 · Director

6.1

A Descendant of Urashima Taro 浦島太郎の後裔

1946 · Director

6.8

Both You and I Ore mo omae mo

1946 · Director

6.8

A Tale of Archery at the Sanjusangendo 三十三間堂・通し矢物語

1945 · Director

6.6

The Way of Drama 芝居道

1944 · Director

6.4

This Happy Life 愉しき哉人生

1944 · Director

7.2

The Song Lantern 歌行燈

1943 · Director

6.6

Mother Never Dies 母は死なず

1942 · Director

7.2

Travelling Actors Tabi yakusha

1940 · Director

6.6

The Whole Family Works Hataraku Ikka

1939 · Director

7.3

Sincerity まごころ

1939 · Director

7.0

Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro 鶴八鶴次郎

1938 · Director

7.0

Learn from Experience, Part One Kafuku zempen

1937 · Director

6.7

Learn from Experience, Part Two Kafuku kôhen

1937 · Director

6.8

A Woman's Sorrows 女人哀愁

1937 · Director

6.3

The Road I Travel with You 君と行く路

1936 · Director

6.9

Morning's Tree-Lined Street Ashita no namikimichi

1936 · Director

6.4

Tochuken Kumoemon 桃中軒雲右衛門

1936 · Director

7.6

Wife! Be Like a Rose! 妻よ薔薇のやうに

1935 · Director

6.5

The Actress and the Poet Joyû to shijin

1935 · Director

6.6

Five Men in a Circus Saakasu goningumi

1935 · Director

7.0

Three Sisters with Maiden Hearts 乙女ごころ三人姉妹

1935 · Director

7.0

Street Without End Kagirinaki hodô

1934 · Director

7.2

Apart from You Kimi to wakarete

1933 · Director

7.1

Every-Night Dreams Yogoto no yume

1933 · Director

6.9

No Blood Relation Nasanunaka

1932 · Director

9 titles Directing Writing

8.2

Yearning 乱れる

1964 · Writer

7.2

Little Peach 杏っ子

1958 · Writer

6.7

The Angry Street 怒りの街

1950 · Screenplay

6.8

White Beast Shiroi yajû

1950 · Writer

7.4

Spring Awakens Haru no mezame

1947 · Writer

6.8

Both You and I Ore mo omae mo

1946 · Writer

6.4

This Happy Life 愉しき哉人生

1944 · Screenplay

7.2

Travelling Actors Tabi yakusha

1940 · Screenplay

6.6

The Whole Family Works Hataraku Ikka

1939 · Screenplay

7.3

Sincerity まごころ

1939 · Writer

7.0

Tsuruhachi and Tsurujiro 鶴八鶴次郎

1938 · Screenplay

6.8

A Woman's Sorrows 女人哀愁

1937 · Screenplay, Original Story

6.4

Tochuken Kumoemon 桃中軒雲右衛門

1936 · Writer

6.3

The Road I Travel with You 君と行く路

1936 · Writer

6.9

Morning's Tree-Lined Street Ashita no namikimichi

1936 · Writer

7.6

Wife! Be Like a Rose! 妻よ薔薇のやうに

1935 · Writer

7.0

Three Sisters with Maiden Hearts 乙女ごころ三人姉妹

1935 · Adaptation

7.2

Apart from You Kimi to wakarete

1933 · Screenplay

7.1

Every-Night Dreams Yogoto no yume

1933 · Story