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Chikamatsu Monogatari

11/1/1970; 101 minutes

In 17th century Kyoto, Osan is married to Ishun, a wealthy miserly scroll-maker. When Osan is falsely accused of having an affair with the best worker, Mohei, the pair flee the city and declare their love for each other. Ishun orders his men to find them, and separate them to avoid public humiliation. (Japan, 1954, B&W, 100 mins, dir. Kenji Mizoguchi, with Kazuo Hasegawa & Kyoko Kagawa, Japanese with English subtitles) (#3453)

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