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Utamaro and His Five Women (1946)
"Utamaro o meguru gonin no onna" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  17 December 1946 (Japan)
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Utamaro, a great artist, lives to create portraits of beautiful women, and the brothels of Tokyo provide his models. A world of passion swirls around him, as the women in his life vie for ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Minosuke Bandô ...
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Okita
Kôtarô Bandô ...
Seinosuke
Hiroko Kawasaki ...
Oran
Toshiko Iizuka ...
Takasode
Kyôko Kusajima ...
Oman
Eiko Ôhara ...
Yukie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shôtarô Nakamura ...
Shozaburo
Kiniko Shiratao ...
Oshin
Minpei Tomimoto ...
Takemaro
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Utamaro, a great artist, lives to create portraits of beautiful women, and the brothels of Tokyo provide his models. A world of passion swirls around him, as the women in his life vie for lovers. And, occasionally, his art gets him into trouble. Written by George S. Davis <mgeorges@prodigy.net>

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Five Women Around Utamaro  »

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Referenced in Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975) See more »

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Interesting to note;
12 June 1999 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

Just a brief word: anyone interested in this very good film should read Angela Dalle Vachhe's - Painting and cinema.


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