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Ugetsu (Ugetsu monogatari) (1953)

Ugetsu
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8.1 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Machiko Kyô

Machiko Kyô

Lady Wakasa
Masayuki Mori

Masayuki Mori

Genjûrô
Sugisaku Aoyama

Sugisaku Aoyama

Old Priest
Mitsusaburô Ramon

Mitsusaburô Ramon

Captain of Tamba Soldiers
Ryôsuke Kagawa

Ryôsuke Kagawa

Village Master


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Matsutarô Kawaguchi

Matsutarô Kawaguchi

adaptation
Hisakazu Tsuji

Hisakazu Tsuji

idea


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This love of ours...

4 years, 3 months ago at Jul 10 23:38
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''This love...This love of ours...Has driven me to madness.''

In 16th Century Japan Potter Genjurô and Tobei set out with their wives in search of wealth and military glory. Two parallel tales ensue when the men are lured from their wives: Genjurô by the ghostly charm of Lady Wakasa and Tobei by the dream of being a famed great Samurai.

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Description: In the civil wars of 16th century Japan, two ambitious peasants want to make their fortunes. The potter Genjuro intends to sell his wares for vast profits in the local city, while his brother-in-law Tobei wishes to become a samurai. Their village is sacked by the marauding armies, but Genjuro's kiln miraculously survives, and they and ... (more)
Release date: 7 September 1954
1950s (12), Japan (12), 1953 (9), Samurai (7), Japanese (6), Greed (6), Fantasy (5), Ghost (5), Black And White (4), Drama (4), Murder (4), Marriage (4), Rape (4), Seduction (3), War (2), Jidaigeki (2), Pottery (2), Asian (2), Ghost Story (2), Lake (2)
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