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252 Ratings


Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Japan, 1955
Drama, Romance


In 18th Century China, widowed Emperor Hsüan-tsung reigns alone, devoting his life to composing music. When he meets and falls in love with a beautiful young woman, who will become his imperial concubine, a tale of political intrigue and rival dynasties is set in motion, with tragic consequences.

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