About the film
forbidden love osaka, japan tokyo, japan kabuki 19th century adopted son theatrical troupe
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
Release Date: October 13, 1939
|Writers||:||Matsutarō Kawaguchi, Yoshikata Yoda, Shôfû Muramatsu|
In late 19th century Tokyo, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adopted son of a legendary actor, himself an actor specializing in female roles, discovers that he is only praised for his acting due to his status as his father's heir. Devastated by this, he turns to Otoku, a servant of his family, for comfort, and they fall in love. Kikunosuke becomes determined to leave home and develop as an actor on his own merits, and Otoku faithfully follows him.