The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)

Director
Mikio Naruse

Main cast
Keiju Kobayashi; Michiyo Aratama; Mitsuko Kusabue; Tatsuya Mihashi; Akiko Wakabayashi

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is racked with guilt and confesses to his wife, Masako (Michiyo Aratama). In an effort to further relieve his tortured sense of guilt, he then confesses to Sugimoto. Neither his wife nor his friend can believe that he could have been involved. —Catherine Russell


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