Mikio Naruse

Every-Night Dreams

Every-Night Dreams

In the formally ravishing Every-Night Dreams, set in the dockside neighborhoods of Tokyo, a single mother works tirelessly as a Ginza bar hostess to ensure a better life for her young son—until her long-lost husband returns.

Film Info

  • Mikio Naruse
  • Japan
  • 1933
  • 65 minutes
  • Black & White
  • 1.33:1
  • Japanese

Available In

Collector's Set

Eclipse Series 26: Silent Naruse

Eclipse 26: Silent Naruse

DVD Box Set

3 Discs

$35.96

Every-Night Dreams
Cast
Sumiko Kurishima
Omitsu
Tatsuo Saito
Mizuhara, Omitsu's husband
Teruko Kojima
Fumio, Omitsu's son
Jun Arai
Neighbor
Mitsuko Yoshikawa
Neighbor's wife
Takeshi Sakamoto
Captain
Kenji Oyama
Sailor
Shigeru Ogura
Sailor
Choko Iida
Landlady
Credits
Director
Mikio Naruse
Original story
Mikio Naruse
Screenplay
Tadao Ikeda
Cinematography
Suketaro Inokai
Assistant directors
Minoru Shibuya
Assistant directors
Heizo Iwaya
Assistant directors
Minoru Matsui
Production design
Tatsuo Hamada
Original music
Masao Koga

From The Current

Eclipse Series 26: Silent Naruse

LIVING ROOM The cinema of Mikio Naruse is one of heartbreak but also one of indomitable poise. Melodrama is the director’s stock-in-trade. His stories are inhabited by people, generally women, imprisoned in their domestic and professional circums…

By Michael Koresky


Mar 21, 2011