Rarefied Ozu, bold Kurosawa, saturnine Naruse, magisterial Mizoguchi. The Great Men are here, and then some, but Film Forum’s 23-feature series foregrounds other names in the credits: Yamada, Kyo, Tanaka, Hara, Takamine—the women of Japanese cinema’s ridiculously fecund postwar Golden Age, when on-screen drama addressed an upended social reality for a national audience that suddenly included many females cashing... More >>>