About the film
The Tale of Genji
Release Date: June 11, 1951
|Production Companies||:||Daiei Film|
|Writers||:||Kaneto Shindō, Junichirō Tanizaki, Murasaki Shikibu|
Genji, the illegitimate offspring of a Japanese potentate, goes by the philosophy of "love 'em and leave 'em" as a matter of course. Only when his heart is broken by Awaji does Genji realizes how much pain he himself has caused.