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When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)

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111 min | Drama

A middle-aged bar hostess, constantly in debt, is faced with numerous social constraints and challenges posed to her by her family, customers and friends.
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Jun 25, 1963 (United States)

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39 cast members
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Hideko Takamine
Keiko Yashiro Keiko Yashiro   See fewer
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Masayuki Mori
Nobuhiko Fujisaki Nobuhiko Fujisaki   See fewer
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Reiko Dan
Junko Inchihashi Junko Inchihashi   See fewer
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Tatsuya Nakadai
Kenichi Komatsu, the manager Kenichi Komatsu, the manager   See fewer
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Daisuke Katô
Matsukichi Sekine Matsukichi Sekine   See fewer
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Eitarô Ozawa
Minobe Minobe   See fewer
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Jun Tatara
Goldfish Goldfish   See fewer
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Yû Fujiki
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Masao Oda
Yoshizo Yashiro (Keiko's brother) Yoshizo Yashiro (Keiko's brother)   See fewer
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Ken Mitsuda
Sonoda Sonoda   See fewer
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Chikako Hosokawa
Matsuko Matsuko   See fewer
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Sadako Sawamura
Toshiko (Yuri's mother) Toshiko (Yuri's mother)   See fewer
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Toshiko Higuchi
Hostess Hostess   See fewer
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Noriko Honma
Mineko (Sekine's wife) Mineko (Sekine's wife)   See fewer
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Natsuko Kahara
Fujie (Keiko's mother) Fujie (Keiko's mother)   See fewer
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Machiko Kitagawa
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Rumi Konishi
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Kôko Mori
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Fumie Noguchi
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Yutaka Sada
Yoshikawa (kimono shop clerk) Yoshikawa (kimono shop clerk)   See fewer
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Kyû Sazanka
Bar owner Bar owner   See fewer
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Noriko Sengoku
Fortune-teller Fortune-teller   See fewer
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Akira Sera
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Toki Shiozawa
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Ayumi Sonoda
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Kin Sugai
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Yoshifumi Tajima
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Akira Tani
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Haruko Tôgô
Shizuko (Fujisaki's wife) Shizuko (Fujisaki's wife)   See fewer
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Eiko Wakabayashi
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Keiko Yanagawa
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Michino Yokoyama
Miyuki (as Michiyo Yokoyama) Miyuki (as Michiyo Yokoyama)   See fewer
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8.1 / 10 | 3,382 votes