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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.

Director:

Seijun Suzuki

Writer:

Yôzô Tanaka
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kenji Sawada Kenji Sawada ... Yumeji Takehisa
Tomoko Mariya Tomoko Mariya ... Tomoyo Wakiya
Masumi Miyazaki Masumi Miyazaki ... Hikono
Tamasaburô Bandô Tamasaburô Bandô ... Onshu Inamura (as Tamasaburo Bando)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yoshio Harada ... Wakiya
Kazuhiko Hasegawa Kazuhiko Hasegawa ... Onimatsu
Leona Hirota ... Oyo (as Reona Hirota)
Akaji Maro
Chikako Miyagi Chikako Miyagi
Michiyo Yasuda Michiyo Yasuda ... Owner of a hotel (as Michiyo Ohkusu)
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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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

31 May 1991 (Japan) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Genjiro Amato Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The theme song of this film was used during the famous slow-motion walking scenes in "In The Mood For Love" (2000). See more »

Soundtracks

Yumeji's Theme
by Shigeru Umebayashi
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The Trilogy Ends
26 July 2017 | by gavin6942See 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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