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THE LOVE SUICIDES AT SONEZAKI

Sonezaki shinju

Directed by Midori Kurisaki
Japan, 1980
Animation, Drama

Synopsis

A bunraku puppet drama of the courtesan Ohatsu and her lover, Tokubei, a soy-sauce merchant whose fortunes have gone awry through the perfidy of a trusted associate. For Tokubei, suicide is the only honorable act left; for Ohatsu, it is the only emotionally viable one.

Synopsis

A bunraku puppet drama of the courtesan Ohatsu and her lover, Tokubei, a soy-sauce merchant whose fortunes have gone awry through the perfidy of a trusted associate. For Tokubei, suicide is the only honorable act left; for Ohatsu, it is the only emotionally viable one.

The Love Suicides at SonezakiDirected byMidori Kurisaki

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Berlin International Film Festival
1983

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