Top 10 awesome movies like Utamaro and His Five Women that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Utamaro and His Five Women 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, Minosuke Bandô and Kinuyo Tanaka . Here goes the list -

  1. Kaze no naka no mendori
  2. Joyû Sumako no koi
  3. Wasurerareta kora
  4. There Was a Father
  5. The Straits of Love and Hate
  6. Hanran
  7. Sword in the Moonlight
  8. Poppy
  9. Once More
  10. Jûhassai, umi e
  1. Kaze no naka no mendori

    Kaze no naka no mendori

    A man returns from World War II to find his desperate wife had resorted to one night of prostitution to pay for their son's hospital bills.

    This movie, created by Yasujirô Ozu, Kinuyo Tanaka and Shûji Sano, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Joyû Sumako no koi

    Joyû Sumako no koi

    The stage director Shimamura, who is bringing western theatre to Japan, falls in love with the outspoken actress Sumako Matsui, and leaves his family to be with her, while trying to keep his Art Theatre solvent.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka and Sô Yamamura, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Wasurerareta kora

    Wasurerareta kora

    This movie, created by Hiroshi Inagaki, Yûji Hori and Chishû Ryû, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. 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

  5. The Straits of Love and Hate

    The Straits of Love and Hate

    A young couple of lovers want to travel to Tokio to work and form a family there, but the parents of him want his son to regent their hotel. Finally, he does what his parents want him to, and her finds herself abandoned in the big city.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Taizô Fukami and Akira Harue, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Hanran

    Hanran

    This movie, created by Yasuzô Masumura, Shin Saburi and Ayako Wakao, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Sword in the Moonlight

    Sword in the Moonlight

    Tsukue Ryunosuke is a master swordsman with an evil style, reflecting the evil in his heart.

    This movie, created by Tomu Uchida, Chiezô Kataoka and Kinnosuke Nakamura, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Poppy

    Poppy

    Based on Soseki Natsume's 1908 novel of the same title, Poppy is an ornately complicated story of desire and ambition. Fujio is beautiful, talented, well-heeled, and engaged to Munechika, a rising young diplomat. She has promised him a gold watch, a family heirloom, as an emblem of their engagement. But she falls in love with Ono, a student employed to tutor her in English, who is attracted by her beauty and wealth. Ono is himself bound by an engagement to Sayoko, the daughter of his mentor, Professor Inoue. The self-centered Fujio is ready to forsake everything for Ono, but he is prevailed upon to go ahead with his marriage to Sayoko. Fujio then offers the watch to Munechika who, perceiving Fujio's true feelings, hurls the watch into the sea.

    This movie, created by Kenji Mizoguchi, Daijirô Natsukawa and Ichirô Tsukida, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Once More

    Once More

    This movie, created by Heinosuke Gosho, Mieko Takamine and Ichirô Ryûzaki, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. Jûhassai, umi e

    Jûhassai, umi e

    This movie, created by Toshiya Fujita, Toshiyuki Nagashima and Aiko Morishita, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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