“Woman of Tokyo” (1933) IMDb

Viewing

Seen in 2017.

Commentary

The suicide is an improbable, melodramatic turn of events, and as an effort to overturn the preconceived notion that the crime of “working in a nightclub” is a moral black hole, the film is surprisingly empty. It’s nicely put together, but seems a minor detail in Ozu’s career.

Japanese production movie