Avalanche (J-Movie) (1937)

    Avalanche (J-Movie) (1937)
  • Title : Avalanche (J-Movie) (1937)
  • Alternative Title(s) : Nadare
  • Hardsubbed or Softsubbed: Softsubbed
  • English Subtitles: Yes
  • Date Aired (YYYY-MM-DD): 1 July 1937
  • More Info: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0029291/
  • Summary:

    This early-ish Naruse is best remembered for having two giants of 50s Japanese cinema in its crew – Akira Kurosawa and Ishiro Honda. Somewhat ironically, very little has been written about the film itself. It’s a fascinating nonlinear study of a marriage, only one year old, beginning to crumble. Kusaku is married to Fukiko but is in love with Yayoi. A nice little film (runs under an hour) that features some flashes of the future Naruse. Some thriller elements, as well, which (to my knowledge) Naruse wouldn’t return to until The Stranger Within a Woman. It’s a bit more pronounced in that film, though. This is more like a warm up for Repast, less complicated and less complete. (cinematalk.wordpress.com)

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