Copyright © Fandango. Unfortunately the role of the would-be samurai is comically overacted by Eitaro Ozawa, which took away from my enjoyment. February 28, 2017 Primarily based on director's influences and recommendations. Equally valid in 21st-century America and 16th-century Japan.

|, September 9, 2020 Coming Soon. Rewatched Hailed by critics as one of the greatest films ever made, Kenji Mizoguchi's Ugetsu is an undisputed masterpiece of Japanese cinema. I suppose some of that may be attributable to the fact that I watched the tape late at night when somewhat tired and the print in the early morning following a three-mile walk, but in general I just don't think video's very hospitable to this kind of film. Machiko Kyō Mitsuko Mito Kinuyo Tanaka Masayuki Mori Eitarō Ozawa Sugisaku Aoyama Mitsusaburô Ramon Ryōsuke Kagawa Kichijirô Ueda Shōzō Nanbu Kikue Mōri Ryūzaburō Mitsuoka Ichirô Amano Eigoro Onoe Saburo Date Fumihiko Yokoyama Ichisaburo Sawamura Koji Murata Yukio Horikita Akira Shimizu Shuntaro Tamamura Shirô Osaki Toshio Chiba Hachiro Okuni Shirô Miura Hajime Koshikawa Tetsu Mikami Jun Fujikawa Takaji Fukui

I probably will end up thinking this list is outdated in about…, Tobias Andersen 8,323 films 16,380 755 Edit, Rules: Generate a number (from 1 to x) via: www.random.org, See how many number of films there are in the…. Machiko Kyo plays Lady Wakasa, the temptress, and it's interesting as her true nature and emotions are gradually revealed. We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Anyway, Ugetsu. Wow this is a great cautionary tale about men's greed and how parts of society affect one another. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. Resisting the wicked allure of money and glory? Forgot your password? Simply put: knowing the value of what we have, nothing lasts!

This chilling story sticks within you not just for the ghost story at its center, but for the effects of what the two male leads grasp for, and how it destroys their entire life, even if it at first seems like they've made it. Mizoguchi's craftsmanship remains unparalleled, providing a deep and powerful exploration of human folly that achieves an almost mystical status. It excellently toches on such themes as the misery of circumstances, the potential for redemption, the enrichment of the human spirit through artistry and the chaos of conflict. |, August 12, 2004 This is a tale as old as time, focused largely on the primal temptations which lead the best of men to a fixed state of greed.

She probably would've had that chance, a chance at a happy life, a chance that anyone deserves, had it not been savagely taken away by Nobunaga and…. I can handle the truth. This is an excellent film, and I love the script, I did not see the ending coming. Great on every level it's attempting to operate on.

• The part of the yellow towel that's directly in a pool of light.• The shadowy form of someone else in the room (and that person's hand when it enters the pool of light). Set in the 16th Century, A family man farmer and craftsman Genjurô travels to Nagahama to sell his wares and makes a small fortune.

A national fable of a ghost story wherein Japan is haunted by its own principles. The video version was VHS (this was back in 2001), so the difference was more extreme than it would be today, but my final observation remains relevant, I suspect. 16th century Japan has never looked better, and yes, I’ve seen Seven Samurai.

Her beauty and appearance have great influence on those who lay eyes on her. Ugetsu 1953 ★★★½ Rewatched Jul 25 , 2017 Mike D'Angelo’s review published on Letterboxd: This review may contain spoilers. All Critics (30) Please reference “Error Code 2121” when contacting customer service. Todo resulta avasallante y todo tiene un por qué. La construcción de cada cuadro, el movimiento de la cámara, la banda sonora. | Rating: 4/4 The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. Join here. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. Your Ticket Confirmation # is located under the header in your email that reads "Your Ticket Reservation Details". Mike is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. Here's something I wrote on a private forum after watching Tsai Ming-liang's The River twice in quick succession—first on video, then on 35mm. | Top Critics (7) Ugetsu is based partially from a classic Japanese folklore literature "Tales of Moonlight and Rain" by author Ueda Akinari.