The Lady of Musashino

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The Lady of Musashino

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The Lady of Musashino

Release Date: September 14, 1951

Year    :   1951
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Toho
Director    :   Kenji Mizoguchi
Producers    :   Hideo Koi, Teruo Maki
Writers    :   Yoshikata Yoda, Shohei Ooka
RunTime    :   88 mins.

Set in post-war Japan, The Lady of Musashino tells the story of Michiko, a disillusioned young woman trapped in a loveless marriage. She confides in her younger cousin, Tsutomo, and the two become close, but decide not to consummate their affair. He instead becomes involved with the flirtatious Tomiko, who is also conducting an affair with Michiko's husband. When Michiko finds that her husband has abandoned her, she decides to take her fate into her own hands.

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