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  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939)
  • Not Rated
    143 min | Drama, Romance
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939)
Not Rated
143 min | Drama, Romance

The adopted son of a legendary actor, and an aspiring star himself, turns to his infant brother's wet nurse for support and affection - only for her to give up everything for her beloved's glory.
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Writers
Matsutarô Kawaguchi (screenplay) | Shôfû Muramatsu (author: novel) | Yoshikata Yoda (screenplay)
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Release date
Jan 15, 1979 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Shôtarô Hanayagi
Kikunosuke Onoue Kikunosuke Onoue   See fewer
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Kôkichi Takada
Fukusuke Nakamura Fukusuke Nakamura   See fewer
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Ryôtarô Kawanami
Eiju Dayu Eiju Dayu   See fewer
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Kinnosuke Takamatsu
Matsusuke Onoue Matsusuke Onoue   See fewer
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Jun'nosuke Hayama
Kanya Morita Kanya Morita   See fewer
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Tamitaro Onoue
Tamizô Onoue Tamizô Onoue   See fewer
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Ichirô Yûki
Guest in waiting room Guest in waiting room   See fewer
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Kômei Minami
Shintomi greenroom manager Shintomi greenroom manager   See fewer
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Jin'ichi Amano
Shintomi's onnagata Shintomi's onnagata   See fewer
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Sumao Ishihara
Manager of the travelling company Manager of the travelling company   See fewer
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Kô Hirota
Greenroom manager of the travelling company Greenroom manager of the travelling company   See fewer
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Minpei Tomimoto
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Eijirô Hose
Travelling actor Travelling actor   See fewer
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Nobuko Fushimi
Eiryû, a geisha Eiryû, a geisha   See fewer
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Kikuko Hanaoka
Onaka, a geisha Onaka, a geisha   See fewer
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Fujiko Shirakawa
Okiku, geisha Okiku, geisha   See fewer
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Yoneko Mogami
Otsuru, Genshun's daughter Otsuru, Genshun's daughter   See fewer
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Yoshie Nakagawa
Old maid at tea house Old maid at tea house   See fewer
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Hisayo Nishi
Otoku's aunt Otoku's aunt   See fewer
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Haruko Tagawa
Nursing mother Nursing mother   See fewer
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Atsuko Shibata
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Fumiko Akimoto
Second geisha Second geisha   See fewer
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Mitsue Kuniharu
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Kimiko Shirotae
Onnazumô (female wrestler) Onnazumô (female wrestler)   See fewer
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Gonjurô Kawarazaki
Kikugorô Onoue the 5th Kikugorô Onoue the 5th   See fewer
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Yoshiaki Hanayagi
Tamijirô Onoue Tamijirô Onoue   See fewer
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Benkei Shiganoya
Genshun, a masseur Genshun, a masseur   See fewer
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Haruko Yanagido
Teahouse's landlady Teahouse's landlady   See fewer
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Makoto Matsushita
Monkey trainer Monkey trainer   See fewer
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Akira Shima
Kakuza's manager Kakuza's manager   See fewer
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Hideo Nakagawa
Otoku's uncle Otoku's uncle   See fewer
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Kitada Hiroshi
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Kiyoshi Makino
Enzaburô Jitsukawa (as Kiyoshi Harumoto) Enzaburô Jitsukawa (as Kiyoshi Harumoto)   See fewer
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Kazuyoshi Tachibana
Kikunosuke's apprentice Kikunosuke's apprentice   See fewer
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Akio Isono
Young man Young man   See fewer
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Tokusaburo Arashi
Shikan Nakamura Shikan Nakamura   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 3,629 votes