Yama no oto (Sound of the Mountain)
Yama no oto (Sound of the Mountain) (1954)

In this characteristically subtle, somber study by underrated Japanese director Mikio Naruse, an ingratiating bride develops warm ties to her father-in-law while her cold husband blithely slights her for another woman. Setsuko Hara,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1954
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Keith Uhlich
Slant Magazine

Sound of the Mountain is reportedly director Mikio Naruse's favorite among his pictures and, to a point, it is easy to see why.

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Stella Dallas
setsuko hara suffers magnificently for 90 minutes. quite risque subject matter for 1956. lovely soundtrack and beautiful shots, especially the ending, all the… More