Top 10 awesome movies like The Woman of Rumour that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Woman of Rumour 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 Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka and Tomoemon Otani . Here goes the list -

  1. Bamboo Doll of Echizen
  2. Jokyô
  3. Glow of the Firefly
  4. Aoi sanmyaku
  5. Hikaru umi
  6. The Tattered Wings
  7. The Lady from Musashino
  8. The Temple of Wild Geese
  9. She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum
  10. Floating Clouds
  1. Bamboo Doll of Echizen

    Bamboo Doll of Echizen

    Haunting melodrama focuses on a young bamboo worker who takes his father's prostitute as his wife.

    This movie, created by Kôzaburô Yoshimura, Ayako Wakao and Junichirô Yamashiko, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  2. Jokyô

    Jokyô

    Three stories about modern women. The first works in a nightclub and plans to marry the boss. The second is used by a real estate agent as a lure for customers. The third is a retired geisha who waits to be reunited with her jailed lover.

    This movie, created by Kon Ichikawa, Ayako Wakao and Hiroshi Kawaguchi, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  3. Glow of the Firefly

    Glow of the Firefly

    This movie, created by Heinosuke Gosho, Chikage Awashima and Junzaburô Ban, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  4. Aoi sanmyaku

    Aoi sanmyaku

    When a post-war high school girl is seen with an older boy many find the nontraditional notion unacceptable and try to trick the girl and also assail her right to continue the relationship. Cue her teacher who not only supports the girl, but encourages her pupils to do as they wish and ignore what society indoctrinates. Not everyone agrees with the teacher and her modern ideas however.

    This movie, created by Tadashi Imai, Setsuko Hara and Ryô Ikebe, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  5. Hikaru umi

    Hikaru umi

    This movie, created by Kô Nakahira, Sayuri Yoshinaga and Mitsuo Hamada, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  6. The Tattered Wings

    The Tattered Wings

    This movie, created by Keisuke Kinoshita, Hideko Takamine and Keiji Sada, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  7. The Lady from Musashino

    The Lady from Musashino

    Set in post-war Japan, The Lady of Musashino tells the story of Michiko, a disillusioned young woman trapped in a loveless marriage. She confides in her younger cousin, Tsutomo, and the two become close.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka and Yukiko Todoroki, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  8. The Temple of Wild Geese

    The Temple of Wild Geese

    Satoko is a mistress by trade, or fate: when her master, the silkscreen artist of the Kohoan Temple in Kyoto, dies, she is given to the temple's lascivious head priest Kikuchi.

    This movie, created by Yûzô Kawashima, Ayako Wakao and Masao Mishima, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

  9. She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum

    She Was Like a Wild Chrysanthemum

    An old man, being rowed along a river, sees a field of daisies (or Wild Chrysanthemums, as they are described in the title, or starworts, as they are referred to in the subtitles), and thinks back to when he was fifteen. He recalls his time with, and away from, the girl cousin he grew up with and would have married, except the family and other pressures got in the way.

    This movie, created by Keisuke Kinoshita, Noriko Arita and Chishû Ryû, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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  10. Floating Clouds

    Floating Clouds

    A tragic social drama set in post war Japan and concerns a lonely woman trying to find purpose and stability in a devastated Tokyo.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine and Masayuki Mori, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Romance | Drama

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