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Uwasa no onna ()


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Hatsuko Umabuchi is a widow who runs a prosperous geisha house in present day Kyoto. Her daughter Yukiko returns from Tokyo following a failed suicide attempt, after her lover found out... See more »

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Hatsuko Mabuchi
Tomoemon Otani ...
Dr. Kenji Matoba
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Yukiko Mabuchi
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Yasuichi Harada
Bontarô Miake ...
Kobayashi
Chieko Naniwa ...
Osaki
Haruo Tanaka ...
Kawamoto
Hisao Toake ...
Yamada
Michiko Ai ...
Aioi Dayu
Sachiko Mine ...
Chiyo
Yôko Wakasugi ...
Tamakoto Dayu
Kimiko Tachibana ...
Usugumo Dayu
Teruyo Hasegawa ...
Kisaragi Dayu
Teruko Daimi ...
Onoue Dayu
Kan Ueda ...
Takeshita
Saburô Date ...
Nakauchi
Sumao Ishihara ...
Store owner
Fumihiko Yokoyama ...
Yokosawa
Kazue Tamaki ...
Kodama
Kotaro Kawada ...
Takejiro
Keiko Koyanagi ...
Bisha Dayu
Midori Komatsu ...
Okanu
Kanae Kobayashi ...
Oharu
Sayako Nakagami ...
Oteru
Setsuko Kunieda ...
Oyasu
Teruko Fuji ...
Oen
Kyôko Hisamatsu ...
Oume

Directed by

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Kenji Mizoguchi

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Masashige Narusawa ... ()
 
Yoshikata Yoda ... ()

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Toshirô Mayuzumi

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Kazuo Miyagawa

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Kanji Suganuma

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Hisakazu Tsuji

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Hiroshi Mizutani

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Takejirô Nakajima

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Ayako Hasegawa

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Ritsu Hanai ... hair stylist
Masanori Kobayashi ... makeup artist

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Masatsugu Hashimoto ... executive in charge of production
Hiroshi Ozawa ... production manager

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Mitsuo Hirotsu ... assistant director

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Akira Naitô ... assistant art director
Uichirô Yamamoto ... set designer

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Kyôichi Emura ... sound recordist
Iwao Ôtani ... sound

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En'nosuke Asada ... still photographer
Gengon Nakaoka ... lighting technician (as Genken Nakaoka)
Kenichi Okamoto ... gaffer
Shôzô Tanaka ... camera operator

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Yoshio Ueno ... costume researcher

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Takisaburô Chiga ... stage manager
Yû Eida ... movement
Emi Kimura ... archivist
Tasaburô Oota ... background design

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Plot Summary

Hatsuko Umabuchi is a widow who runs a prosperous geisha house in present day Kyoto. Her daughter Yukiko returns from Tokyo following a failed suicide attempt, after her lover found out about her mother's profession. Hatsuko is having a discrete affair with the young Dr. Matoba, who looks after the geisha girls. The doctor is attracted to Yukiko, who initially despises him and everything connected with the geisha house. However Yukiko gradually changes her views. Written by Will Gilbert

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Also Known As
  • The Woman of Rumour (World-wide, English title)
  • The Woman in the Rumor (United States)
  • Une femme dont on parle (France)
  • La mujer crucificada (Spain)
  • Keresztre feszített szerelmesek (Hungary)
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  • 83 min
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Movie Connections Referenced in Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975). See more »
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