• Japanese Classics
UGETSU [4K Digitally Restored Version]
[ 雨月物語[4Kデジタル復元版] ]
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
  • Romance
  • Horror
Japanese Premiere
10/30 14:20- (97min) -
  • Talk show
Guest (tentative): Talk show: Guest speaker: Keishi Otomo(Director), Masahiro Miyajima(Cinematographer / Superviser of the restration)
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A global masterpiece and winner of several awards, including the Silver Lion at 14th Venice. Restored by the Film Foundation (chaired by Martin Scorsese) and Kadokawa under the supervision of cinematographer Masahiro Miyajima.

With the arrival of the war, potter Genjuro hopes for bumper business, while his brother Tobei longs for success as a samurai and, his wife wants modest happiness for the family, but their fate is at the mercy of the war time. Adaptation of Akinari Ueda's "Ugetsu Monogatari" by the best crew and cast. Many scenes in this global masterpiece influenced filmmakers around the world.
Director Kenji Mizoguchi

Mizoguchi was born in Tokyo in 1898. Following his debut in 1923, he was noted for Kaminingyo Haru no Sasayaki (1926). After Osaka Elegy and Sisters of the Gion (1936), he won the International Award for The Life of Oharu (1952), the Silver Lion for Ugetsu Monogatari (1953), and Sansho Dayu (1954) at the Venice Film Festival, making his name known globally. He died suddenly in 1956 at the age of 58.

Staff Director : Kenji Mizoguchi
Original Story : Akinari Ueda
Screenplay : Matsutaro Kawaguchi
Screenplay : Yoshikata Yoda
Cinematographer : Kazuo Miyagawa
Lighting : Kenichi Okamoto
Recording : Iwao Otani
Production Designer : Kisaku Ito
Music : Fumio Hayasaka
Cast Kinuyo Tanaka
Machiko Kyo
Masayuki Mori
Mitsuko Mito
Sakae Ozawa
Kikue Mori
97min. B&W Japanese [Subtitled in English] | 1953 Japan | Distributor in Japan: KADOKAWA CORPORATION
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