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Yoshiwara: The Pleasure Quarter

Yoto monogatari: Hana no Yoshiwara hyaku-nin giri

Directed by Tomu Uchida
Japan, 1960


A dynamic, elegant melodrama written by Mizoguchi’s scriptwriter Yoshikata. Friendly textile manufacturer can’t get a woman because of a disfiguring birthmark. He finally finds a courtesan in the pleasure district Yoshiwara and falls in love with her, but this heralds his downfall.

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Yoshiwara: The Pleasure Quarter Directed by Tomu Uchida

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