Hideko Takamine’s Remembrances of Mikio Naruse

In the early months of 1969, actress Hideko Takamine journeyed to the home of film director Mikio Naruse, with whom she’d made seventeen movies over the course of twenty-five years. Naruse had been fighting a losing battle with cancer for some time and had recently decided not to be hospitalized again. Perhaps realizing her chances … Continue reading Hideko Takamine’s Remembrances of Mikio Naruse