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Yumeji (1991)

Not Rated | | Drama | 31 May 1991 (Japan)
Painter and poet Yumeji Takehisa (1884-1934) gets involved with a beautiful widow, becoming a rival of her dead husband's ghost and the jealous lover who murdered him.

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Credited cast:
Kenji Sawada ...
Yumeji Takehisa
Tomoko Mariya ...
Tomoyo Wakiya
Masumi Miyazaki ...
Hikono
Tamasaburô Bandô ...
Onshu Inamura (as Tamasaburo Bando)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Wakiya
Kazuhiko Hasegawa ...
Onimatsu
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Oyo (as Reona Hirota)
Akaji Maro
Chikako Miyagi
Michiyo Ohkusu ...
Owner of a hotel
Kimiko Yo
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Painter and poet Yumeji Takehisa (1884-1934) gets involved with a beautiful widow, becoming a rival of her dead husband's ghost and the jealous lover who murdered him.

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Yumeji's Theme
by Shigeru Umebayashi
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The Trilogy Ends
26 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Painter and poet Yumeji Takehisa (1884-1934) gets involved with a beautiful widow, becoming a rival of her dead husband's ghost and the jealous lover who murdered him.

Co-star Kenji Sawada's best-known roles include playing in Paul Schrader's biopic movie about Yukio Mishima, "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters" and playing in Takashi Miike's horror-comedy musical "The Happiness of the Katakuris". Yoshio Harada, on the other hand, was a Suzuki regular and appeared in all three parts of the so-called Taisho trilogy.

Rarely seen in America, Arrow Video brings the title to Blu-ray along with the first two parts of the trilogy, and it looks simply fantastic. If only Seijun Suzuki had lived a few months longer, he could have appreciate the love and devotion given to his career.


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