Top 10 awesome movies like Kaze no naka no mendori that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Kaze no naka no mendori and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Yasujirô Ozu, Kinuyo Tanaka and Shûji Sano . Here goes the list -

  1. Late Spring
  2. Utamaro and His Five Women
  3. There Was a Father
  4. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
  5. The Munekata Sisters
  6. An Inlet of Muddy Water
  7. Early Summer
  8. Hymn to a Tired Man
  9. Tôkyô boshoku
  10. Sisters of the Gion
  1. Late Spring

    Late Spring

    Noriko is twenty-seven years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay at home caring for her father.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû and Setsuko Hara, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

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  2. Utamaro and His Five Women

    Utamaro and His Five Women

    Utamaro, a great artist, lives to create portraits of beautiful women, and the brothels of Tokyo provide his models. A world of passion swirls around him, as the women in his life vie for lovers. And, occasionally, his art gets him into trouble.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Minosuke Bandô and Kinuyo Tanaka, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. There Was a Father

    There Was a Father

    Shuhei Horikawa, a poor schoolteacher, struggles to raise his son Ryohei by himself, despite neither money nor prospects.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Chishû Ryû and Shûji Sano, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice

    Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice

    A childless middle-aged couple faces a marital crisis of sorts.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Shin Saburi and Michiyo Kogure, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. The Munekata Sisters

    The Munekata Sisters

    Setsuko is unhappily married to Mimura, an engineer with no job and a drinking habit. She's always been in love with Hiroshi, but he left for France years ago without proposing. Now he is back and Mariko (Setsuko's sister) tries to reunite them, although secretly she loves him too.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Kinuyo Tanaka and Hideko Takamine, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. An Inlet of Muddy Water

    An Inlet of Muddy Water

    Story 1 : "The Thirteenth Night". Seki turns up at her parents' house in the dead of night, where she breaks down and says she cannot continue to live with her husband, a rich man to whom the family is indebted. After a tearful and long discussion, they convince her to return. On the way home, the rickshaw driver turns out to be an old school friend, and they reminisce about the old days. .... Story 2 : "The Last Day Of The Year". Mine is a hard-working maid in the house of a miserly, slave-driving old woman who is burdened by a wastrel son, who pesters the old woman and her new husband for money to pay off gambling debts. Mine's uncle is her only surviving relative, and the man who raised her, who is very ill and needs money to repay a loanshark. Mine promises to borrow the money from her employer but, although the old woman initially agrees, she breaks that promise on the due date, New Year's Eve. Can honest Mine resist the temptation to steal ? ..... Story 3: "An Inlet of Muddy Water". The trials and tribulations of a group of young to middle-aged whores. All the women in this particular bawdy house look up to and admire the stunning O-Riki. But O-Riki is nevertheless troubled. Gen, a shabby coolie, hangs around and pesters her, despite having a long-suffering wife and a young son, who calls O-Riki "The Demon". One night, desperate for clients, several of the girls lunge at and literally drag some passers-by inside. One of these men is cultured and gentlemanly, and becomes O-Riki's regular client. She looks forward to his visits and hopes he will marry her. Meanwhile, Gen's wife alternates between solicitousness and harassment, and home life becomes tough.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Akiko Tamura and Yatsuko Tanami, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Early Summer

    Early Summer

    A family chooses a match for their daughter Noriko, but she, surprisingly, has her own plans.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Setsuko Hara and Chishû Ryû, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes.

  8. Hymn to a Tired Man

    Hymn to a Tired Man

    During WWII a soldier is beaten so badly by a superior officer he is left deaf. After the war he is an inventor and meets this officer at the patent office. The man is still the bully he was.

    This movie, created by Masaki Kobayashi, Michiyo Aratama and Makoto Fujita, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Tôkyô boshoku

    Tôkyô boshoku

    Two sisters find out the existence of their long-lost mother, but the younger cannot take the truth of being abandoned as a child.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Setsuko Hara and Ineko Arima, scores 8.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Sisters of the Gion

    Sisters of the Gion

    Two geisha sisters lead a hard life in the Gion district of Kyoto. After one of them feels obliged to support a bankrupt businessman, the other sister sets up various schemes to get rid of him.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Isuzu Yamada and Yôko Umemura, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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