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The Groom Talks in His Sleep (1935)

This pair of gentle yet witty and inventive comedies from the director of The Neighbour's Wife and Mine typify both the formal experimentation of early Japanese sound cinema and the social milieux that Shochiku tended to depict. 'Virtually plotless, and feeling more like comic sketches than fully developed stories,' writes Arthur Nolletti, Jr, 'these light comedies, or farces, take a wholly trivial matter (often a socially embarrassing situation) and use it as a springboard for a succession of gags.' Much of the films' distinction comes from the wit of Gosho's direction, the imaginative use of the new sound technology and the charm of the acting, particularly of the heroines (Kinuyo Tanaka in Bride; Hiroko Kawasaki in Groom). Yet in both films, Gosho finds room for some shrewd observation of character and environment, subtly exploring the values and assumptions of the suburban petit bourgeoisie.

  • Heinosuke Gosho


Release Date: 1935-01-13
themoviedb icon 6.0/10
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 72

The Groom Talks in His Sleep - Cast

Hiroko Kawasaki
Hiroko Kawasa...
Ryōtarō Mizushima
Ryōtarō Mizus...
Bride's father
Tatsuo Saitō
Tatsuo Saitō
Setsuko Shinobu
Setsuko Shino...
His wife
Tomio Aoki
Tomio Aoki
Boy at liquor shop
Tokuji Kobayashi
Tokuji Kobaya...
Bridegroom's friend
Eiko Takamatsu
Eiko Takamats...
Bridegroom's mother
Kazuo Hasegawa
Kazuo Hasegaw...
Yasuo the Bridegroom

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