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Ugetsu Monogatari (1954) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

519

Avg. Rating:

3.17/4

# of Ratings:

35

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy

Rating:

NR

Language:

Japanese

Theater Date:

09/07/1954

Director:

Kenji Mizoguchi

Actors:

Masayuki Mori
Machiko Ky˘
Kinuyo Tanaka
Eitar˘ Ozawa
Ikio Sawamura
Mitsuko Mito

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Long hailed as one of the great achievements in Japanese cinema, Kenji Mizoguchi's film, set against the backdrop of the civil wars of 16th Century Japan, follow two men looking for glory: one as a potter, the other as a would-be samurai. Their ambition causes them to abandon their respective wives, leading to tragedy. -- Chris Kavan

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mitchellyoung 01/19/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/4 

Although the film's pacing, as a whole, feels uneven (the first half is more focused on the selling of pottery during wartime and the second more on the supernatural element of the story), I definitely liked the whole dreamlike feel of the film. The final scenes are touching and the film drives its themes of love and devotion home powerfully.

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