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Drama Fantasy 
19531h 36mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Based on Books Ghost Medieval Country: Japan

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.Ugetsu featuring Machiko Kyō and Mitsuko Mito is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 2 others. It's a drama and fantasy movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (20,396 votes) and was very well received by critics.

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#1,499 Ranked Movie

#22 Ranked in Medieval Movies

#95 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#109 Ranked in War Movies

Ugetsu has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (20,396 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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