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That Night's Wife U rating

Young father Shuji turns to crime to pay his daughter's medical bills in Ozu's masterly early drama.

Crime 1930 64 mins Silent

Director: Yasujiro Ozu

Overview

Young father Shuji turns to crime to pay his daughter's medical bills. Enter Detective Kagawa for a tense night-time stand-off with Shuji's wife, Mayumi. That Night's Wife demonstrates Ozu's masterly handling of drama as the film reaches its emotional climax.