Top 10 awesome movies like Yearning that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Yearning 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 Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine and Yûzô Kayama . Here goes the list -

  1. Autumn Has Already Started
  2. Anzukko
  3. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
  4. Flowing
  5. Mother
  6. Late Chrysanthemums
  7. Bitter Spirit
  8. The Munekata Sisters
  9. Big Joys, Small Sorrows
  10. Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice
  1. Autumn Has Already Started

    Autumn Has Already Started

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Nobuko Otowa and Jun Fujimaki, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  2. Anzukko

    Anzukko

    Kyoko, the daughter of a successful novelist, marries an aspiring writer. However, her husband's difficulties with his writing and his resentment over her father cause deep strains in the marriage.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Sô Yamamura and Kyôko Kagawa, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

    When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

    A middle-aged bar hostess, constantly in debt, is faced with numerous social constraints and challenges posed to her by her family, customers and friends.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Hideko Takamine and Masayuki Mori, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  4. Flowing

    Flowing

    Otsuta is running the geisha house Tsuta in Tokyo. Her business is heavily in debt. Her daughter Katsuyo doesn't see any future in her mothers trade in the late days of Geisha. But Otsuta will not give up. This film portraits the day time life of geisha when not entertaining customers.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Kinuyo Tanaka and Isuzu Yamada, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. Mother

    Mother

    A teenaged girl witnesses her widowed mother's attempt to sustain her family.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Kinuyo Tanaka and Kyôko Kagawa, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  6. Late Chrysanthemums

    Late Chrysanthemums

    What is the life of a Geisha like once her beauty has faded and she has retired? Kin has saved her money, and has become a wealthy money-lender, spending her days cold-heartedly collecting debts. Even her best friends, Tomi, Nobu, and Tamae, who were her fellow Geisha, are now indebted to her. For all of them, the glamor of their young lives has passed; Tomi and Tamae have children, but their children have disappointed them. Kin has two former lovers who still pursue her; one she wants to see, and the other she doesn't. But even the one she remembers fondly, when he shows up, proves to be a disappointment.

    This movie, created by Mikio Naruse, Haruko Sugimura and Sadako Sawamura, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Bitter Spirit

    Bitter Spirit

    A young woman is forced by circumstance into a loveless marriage while still in love with another. This episodic tale follows their story through three decades of bitter conflict which engulfs their children and those around them.

    This movie, created by Keisuke Kinoshita, Hideko Takamine and Keiji Sada, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. 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

  9. Big Joys, Small Sorrows

    Big Joys, Small Sorrows

    A lighthouse keeper and his family follow work from town to town, each time making new friends and receiving a visit from his troublesome father.

    This movie, created by Keisuke Kinoshita, Gô Katô and Hitoshi Ueki, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  10. 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

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