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A Story from Chikamatsu (1954)
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102 min | Drama, History, Romance

Ishun is a wealthy, but unsympathetic, master printer who has wrongly accused his wife and best employee of being lovers. To escape punishment, the accused run away together, but Ishun is certain to be ruined if word gets out.
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Writers
Kyuichi Tsuji (idea) | Monzaemon Chikamatsu (play "Daikyoji Sekireki") | Matsutarô Kawaguchi (adaptation) | Yoshikata Yoda (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Kanji Suganuma (as Kanji Sugawara)
Production Designer
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Release date
Nov 1970 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Eitarô Ozawa
Sukeemon (as Saka Ozawa) Sukeemon (as Saka Ozawa)   See fewer
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Haruo Tanaka
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Ichirô Sugai
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Hisao Toake
Morinokoji Morinokoji   See fewer
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Kazue Tamaki
Jushiro Umegaki Jushiro Umegaki   See fewer
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Kimiko Tachibana
Umetatsu Akamatsu Umetatsu Akamatsu   See fewer
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Shirô Miura
Worker Worker   See fewer
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Nobuko Tanei
Young Girl Young Girl   See fewer
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Sôji Shibata
Worker Worker   See fewer
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Tadashi Iwata
Chushichi Chushichi   See fewer
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Ichirô Amano
Blind Musician Blind Musician   See fewer
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Shinobu Araki
Courtier Courtier   See fewer
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Saburô Date
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Jun Fujikawa
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Takaji Fukui
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Sumao Ishihara
Inn head clerk Inn head clerk   See fewer
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Masayoshi Kikuno
Religious man Religious man   See fewer
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Midori Komatsu
Old lady in tea house Old lady in tea house   See fewer
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Reiko Kongô
Boat servant Boat servant   See fewer
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Tokio Oki
Worker Worker   See fewer
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Hachirô Ôkuni
Fushimi government official Fushimi government official   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 4,441 votes