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Nuages Flottants
(Ukigumo)

by Mikio NARUSE

Nuages Flottants

Winter1946: young Yukiko is repatriated from French Indochina one year after Japan’s defeat. In Tokyo, she looks up Tomioka with whom she had a passionate wartime affair. But her lover breaks his promise: times have changed and he claims he can no longer leave his wife. Yukiko courageously lives through the post-war chaos holding fast to her love for Tomioka. This starkly realistic film offers no respite. As Audie Bock wrote, Naruse paints the portrait of an ever-open wound that we call life. This melodrama in sumptuous black and white is one of the Japanese maestro’s most powerful works, discovered belatedly in France. Starring his favourite actress, the wonderful Hideko Takamine.

M.F.M.

  • Titre français
    Nuages Flottants
  • Original title
    Ukigumo
  • Scénario
    Yôko Mizuki
  • Adaptation
    du roman de Fumiko Hayashi
  • Photo
    Masao Tamai
  • Montage
    Eiji Ooi
  • Son
    Hisashi Shimonaga
  • Musique
    Ichirô Saitô
  • Interprétation
    Hideko Takamine, Masayuki Mori, Mariko Okada, Isao Yamagata
  • Distribution
    Wild Side : info@wildside.fr
  • Support de projection
    Blu Ray
  • Sous-titrage
    VOST électronique
  • Ratio
    1:37

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