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Untamed Poster
  • A fascinating instance of a literary work taking Naruse into new territory, with pleasing results... The general format of the story isn’t unfamiliar, especially in American cinema; but I can’t recall other Japanese films of the time with such active and contentious heroines. Naruse seems engaged by the opportunity, and the film is one of his most inventive and complex in terms of character detail and genre cues.