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japan based on novel or book samurai greed bigamy tragedy rural area black and white ghost sengoku period feudal japan 16th century warring states period


Release Date: March 26, 1953

Year    :   1953
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Genres    :   Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
Production Companies    :   Daiei Film
Director    :   Kenji Mizoguchi
Producers    :   Masaichi Nagata
Writers    :   Matsutarō Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda, Hisakazu Tsuji, Akinari Ueda
RunTime    :   96 mins.

In 16th century Japan, peasants Genjuro and Tobei sell their earthenware pots to a group of soldiers in a nearby village, in defiance of a local sage's warning against seeking to profit from warfare. Genjuro's pursuit of both riches and the mysterious Lady Wakasa, as well as Tobei's desire to become a samurai, run the risk of destroying both themselves and their wives, Miyagi and Ohama.

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