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A Woman’s Status

1962

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  • Ide and Matsuyama’s script, never exactly subtle, occasionally suggests willful parody... Naruse tends to dial up the surrealism when his material isn’t ideal, and here he seems stymied by long-enduring heroine Yoshiko, who for much of the film seems to exist only to set off the pettiness of her in-laws.