Tales of Ugetsu
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Tales of Ugetsu

General info
Original title: Ugetsu Monogatari (雨月物語)
Country: Japan
Year: 1953
IMDB Rating: 8.2 6515 votes
Plot: 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 her mansion.
Movie info
Language: Japanese
Colormode: Black and White
Running time: 94

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Filmmakers

Mizoguchi, KenjiMIZOGUCHI Kenji
director
YODA Yoshikata
writer
UEDA Akinari
writer
TSUJI Kyuchi
writer
KAWAGUCHI Matsutaro
writer
SAITÔ Ichirô
composer
MOCHIZUKI Tamekichi
composer
HAYASAKA Fumio
composer
Daiei StudiosDaiei Studios
studio
Persons

Cast

Mori, MasayukiMORI Masayuki
as Genjurô
Kyô, MachikoKYÔ Machiko
as Lady Wakasa
TANAKA Kinuyo
as Miyagi
OZAWA Eitarô
as To^bei (as Sakae Ozawa)
SAWAMURA Ikio
as Genichi
MITO Mitsuko
as Ohama
MÔRI Kikue
as Ukon
KAGAWA Ryosuke
as Village master
ONOE Eigoro
as Knight
DATE Saburo
as Vassal
AOYAMA Sugisaku
as Old Priest
KONGO Reiko
as Old Woman in Brothel
NANBU Shozo
as Shinto Priest
AMANO Ichirô
as Boatsman
Ueda, KichijiroUEDA Kichijiro
as Shop Owner
OMI Teruko
as Prostitute
KOYANAGI Keiko
as Prostitute
Ramon, MitsusaburôRAMON Mitsusaburô
as Captain of Tamba Soldiers
KOSHIKAWA Hajime
FUJIKAWA Jun
as Lost Soldier
KOYAMA Sugisaka
as High priest
FUKUI Ryuuji
as Lost Soldier
KIKUNO Masayoshi
as Soldier
MITSUOKA Ryuzaburo
as Soldier
MURATA Koji
YOKOYAMA Fumihiko



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