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The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)

Onna no naka ni iru tanin (original title)
Two friends meet in a bar. Later that night, one friend's flirtatious wife is reportedly in an accident. The other friend doesn't feel well. What's come over him?

Director:

Mikio Naruse

Writers:

Edouard Atiyah (novel), Toshirô Ide
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keiju Kobayashi Keiju Kobayashi ... Isao Tashiro
Michiyo Aratama ... Masako Tashiro
Mitsukô Kusabue Mitsukô Kusabue ... Yumiko Kato (as Mitsuko Kusabue)
Tatsuya Mihashi ... Ryukichi Sugimoto
Akiko Wakabayashi ... Sayuri Sugimoto
Daisuke Katô Daisuke Katô
Toshio Kurosawa Toshio Kurosawa ... Bartender
Hisao Toake Hisao Toake
Yû Fujiki Yû Fujiki
Chieko Nakakita Chieko Nakakita
Hisaya Itô Hisaya Itô
Yasuzô Ogawa Yasuzô Ogawa
Atsuko Ichinomiya Atsuko Ichinomiya
Haruo Suzuki Haruo Suzuki
Chieko Seki Chieko Seki
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Storyline

Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto's wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is racked with guilt and confesses to his wife, Masako (Michiyo Aratama). In an effort to further relieve his tortured sense of guilt, he then confesses to Sugimoto. Neither his wife nor his friend can believe that he could have been involved.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

July 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Thin Line See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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