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Temple of the Golden Pavilion

Kinkakuji

Directed by Yoichi Takabayashi
Japan, 1976
Drama

Synopsis

The story takes place during the end of the Pacific War and it focuses on Mizoguchi, who is the son of a Buddhist Priest. When his father dies, he’s sent to the Temple of the Golden Pavilion. Mizoguchi is physically unattractive and becomes, in some way, jealous of beautiful Temple that he loves….

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Temple of the Golden Pavilion Directed by Yoichi Takabayashi