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The Tale of Genji

Genji monogatari

Directed by Gisaburō Sugii
Japan, 1987
Animation, Drama, Romance


An animated film based on the novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son of the emperor, is the talk of the Kyoto nobility for his charm and good looks, yet he cannot stop himself from pursuing an unobtainable object of desire: his father’s young and beautiful bride.

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The Tale of Genji Directed by Gisaburō Sugii

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