About the film
Koto : The Ancient City
Release Date: December 20, 1980
|Production Companies||:||Toho Pictures, Inc.|
|Writers||:||Yasunari Kawabata, Kon Ichikawa, Shinya Hidaka|
Chieko (Momoe Yamaguchi) has been raised as the only child of parents who run a dry goods store. When Chieko was a middle-school student, she learned that her parents are not her biological parents. Cheiko's mother told her that she was stolen while sleeping under a cherry tree in Gion, Kyoto, Japan, but Chieko doesn't believe that. Her relationship with her parents is very close. Chieko only tells her childhood friend Shinichi, but...