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Ugetsu (Ugetsu monogatari) (1953)

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Machiko Kyô Machiko Kyô
Lady Wakasa
Mitsuko Mito Mitsuko Mito
Ohama
Kinuyo Tanaka Kinuyo Tanaka
Miyagi
Masayuki Mori Masayuki Mori
Genjurô
Eitarô Ozawa Eitarô Ozawa
Tôbei
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
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Hisakazu Tsuji Hisakazu Tsuji
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This love of ours...

6 years, 2 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 their wives head for the city. However, Genjuro soon sends his wife Miyagi back home, promising to return to her soon, and Tobei, in his keenness to follow the samurai, abandons his wife Ohama. Meanwhile, a wealthy noblewoman, the Lady Wakasa, shows an interest in Genjuro's pots, and invites him to ... (more)
Release date: 7 September 1954
Tags: Japan (13), 1950s (12), 1953 (10), Samurai (8), Japanese (7), Greed (6), Ghost (5), Drama (5), Fantasy (5), Marriage (4), Murder (4), Rape (4), Black And White (4), Seduction (3), War (2), AE (2), Jidaigeki (2), Pottery (2), Lake (2), Sad (2)
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