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Drama 19511h 30mOn: Not Available Country: Japan

Genji Monogatori (A Tale of Genji) was another copacetic collaboration between Japanese director Kosaburo Yoshimura and screenwriter Kaneto Shindo. Based on a long-popular novel by Murasaki Shikibu, the film stars Kazuo Hasegawa as Genji, the illegitimate offspring of a Japanese potentate. Seemingly irresistible to women, Genji accepts the philosophy of "love 'em and leave 'em" as a matter of course. Only when his heart is broken by Awaji (Machiko Kyo) does Genji realizes how much pain he himself has caused. Visually, the film is a feast, capturing its 8th-century time-frame with pinpoint accuracy.A Tale of Genji featuring Kazuo Hasegawa and Denjirō Ōkōchi is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a drama movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (127 votes).

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Kōzaburō Yoshimura


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A Tale of Genji has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.6 (127 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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