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Utamaro and His Five Women (1946)

Utamaro o meguru gonin no onna (original title)
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 »

Director:

Kenji Mizoguchi

Writers:

Kanji Kunieda (novel), Yoshikata Yoda
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Cast

Credited cast:
Minosuke Bandô ... Utamaro
Kinuyo Tanaka ... Okita
Kôtarô Bandô Kôtarô Bandô ... Seinosuke
Hiroko Kawasaki Hiroko Kawasaki ... Oran
Toshiko Iizuka Toshiko Iizuka ... Takasode
Kyôko Kusajima ... Oman
Eiko Ôhara Eiko Ôhara ... Yukie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shôtarô Nakamura Shôtarô Nakamura ... Shozaburo
Kiniko Shiratao Kiniko Shiratao ... Oshin
Minpei Tomimoto Minpei Tomimoto ... Takemaro
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Storyline

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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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 December 1946 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Five Women Around Utamaro See more »

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Shochiku See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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 Funk MasterSee 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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