When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
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When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

This is the story of Mama, a.k.a. Keiko, a middle-aged bar hostess who must choose to either get married or buy a bar of her own. Her family hounds her for money, her customers for her attention, and she is continually in debt. The life of a bar hostess is examined as well as the way in which the system traps and sometimes kills those in it.
  • 1960
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • Drama

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