About the film
The Makioka Sisters
Release Date: December 30, 1983
|Production Companies||:||Toho Eizo Co., Toho Co.|
|Producers||:||Tomoyuki Tanaka, Kon Ichikawa|
|Writers||:||Kon Ichikawa, Junichirō Tanizaki, Shinya Hidaka|
This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms. It paints a vivid portrait of the pre-war lifestyle of the wealthy Makioka family from Osaka, and draws a parallel between their activities and the seasonal variations in Japan.