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Working for the Man

29 Oct 2013: When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (DVD, 1960, Mikio Naruse) However recycled many of its conventions feel – the hardboiled (albeit female) narration, the tough-but-playful wise-girl repartee, the undifferentiated earnestness of many of the performances, the smoky … Continue reading

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