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Based on the classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son of the emperor, has gained renown among the nobility of Kyoto for his charm and good looks, yet ... See full summary »

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Shikibu Murasaki (segment), Tetsuji Takechi

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Cast

Cast overview:
Kotobuki Hananomoto Kotobuki Hananomoto
Ruriko Asaoka Ruriko Asaoka
Izumi Ashikawa Izumi Ashikawa
Chôjûrô Hanakawa Chôjûrô Hanakawa
Kikuko Hôjô Kikuko Hôjô
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Storyline

Based on the classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son of the emperor, has gained renown among the nobility of Kyoto for his charm and good looks, yet he cannot stop himself from pursuing the one object of desire he must never obtain: his father's young and beautiful bride. Following the tragic consequences of his obsession, Genji wanders from one affair to another, always seeking some sort of completion to his life. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 January 1966 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tale of Genji See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Genji Eiga,Herald Ace See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono | Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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