(Japanese with English subtitles) Widowed woodblock artist Hokusai meets Onao and falls madly in love with her, but she disappears suddenly. One day, his daughter brings home a young girl who looks exactly like Onao. Using the girl as his muse, he reconnects to his youth when he painted his masterpiece, the gigantic octopus and the beauty seduced. Written by
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Hokusai became something of a celebrity after painting the huge poster of a monk called Buddha in 1804. There is a scene in this movie where he does this. He did travel around and repeat the performance in parts of Japan. See more
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