Ugetsu

Ugetsu (1953)

FantasyDramaMystery

In 16th century Japan, peasants Genjuro and Tobei sell their earthenware pots to a group of soldiers in a nearby village, in defiance of a local sage's warning against seeking to profit from warfare. Genjuro's pursuit of both riches and the mysterious Lady Wakasa, as well as Tobei's desire to become a samurai, run the risk of destroying both themselves and their wives, Miyagi and Ohama.

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Writer: Yoshikata Yoda

Release Date: 1953-03-26
Status: Released
Run time: 96 min / 1:36
Production Company : Daiei Motion Picture Co., Ltd.
Production Country: Japan

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Casts

Machiko Kyō
Lady Wakasa
Mitsuko Mito
Ohama
Kinuyo Tanaka
Miyagi
Masayuki Mori
Genjurô
Eitarô Ozawa
Tôbei (as Sakae Ozawa)
Sugisaku Aoyama
Old Priest
Mitsusaburô Ramon
Captain of Tamba Soldiers
Ryôsuke Kagawa
Village Master
Kichijirô Ueda
Shop Owner
Shôzô Nanbu
Shintô Priest
Kikue Môri
Ukon
Ryûzaburô Mitsuoka
Soldier
Ichirô Amano
Boatsman
Eigoro Onoe
Knight
Saburo Date
Vassal
Fumihiko Yokoyama
Meshiro
Ichisaburo Sawamura
Genichi
Koji Murata
Yukio Horikita
Armored knight
Akira Shimizu
Armored knight
Shuntaro Tamamura
Armored knight
Shirô Osaki
Armored knight
Toshio Chiba
Armored knight
Hachiro Okuni
Brothel armored knight
Shirô Miura
Brothel guest
Hajime Koshikawa
Tetsu Mikami
Brothel guest
Jun Fujikawa
Defeated soldier
Takaji Fukui
Defeated soldier
Eiji Ishikura
Defeated soldier
Tokurin Takeda
Defeated soldier
Koji Kanda
Defeated soldier
Masayoshi Kikuno
Chôhatsu's soldier
Michio Yuri
Chôhatsu's soldier
Sô Funagami
Shigeru Hasegawa
Teruko Omi
Prostitute
Keiko Koyanagi
Prostitute
Masako Tomura
Prostitute
Tokiko Mita
Lady attendant
Tokuko Ueda
Lady attendant
Sachiko Soma
Reiko Kongô
Old Woman in Brothel
Ikkei Tamaki
Villager

Crew

Production Masaichi Nagata Producer
Sound Fumio Hayasaka Original Music Composer
Camera Kazuo Miyagawa Director of Photography
Sound Akira Suzuki Sound Designer
Directing Kenji Mizoguchi Director
Sound Ichirô Saitô Original Music Composer
Writing Matsutarô Kawaguchi Adaptation
Writing Yoshikata Yoda Screenplay
Writing Kyûchi Tsuji Idea
Editing Mitsuzô Miyata Editor
Sound Tamekichi Mochizuki Original Music Composer
Writing Akinari Ueda Original Story
Sound Iwao Ôtani Sound Designer
Art Kisaku Ito Art Direction
Art Kosaburô Nakajima Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Shima Yoshizane Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Ritsu Hanai Hairstylist
Art Masatsugu Hashimoto Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Tadaoto Kainoshô Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Yoshiya Fukuyama Makeup Artist

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