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Ugetsu monogatari

Kenji Mizoguchi / JP, 1953 / 97 min.

One of Mizoguchi’s best-known films. A potter tries to survive in a medieval war-torn village. He meets a mysterious noblewoman who takes him to a land of sensual enticements. A film selected by Martin Scorsese.

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Restored by Academy Film Archive, in association with the BFI and Janus Films, with restoration funding provided by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and The Film Foundation.

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Director

Kenji Mizoguchi

Production year

1953

Country

JP

Original title

Ugetsu monogatari

Length

97 min.

Format

35mm, DCP

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Martin Scorsese

In the summer of 2017, Eye staged an exhibition devoted to one of the most important American film directors of the past half-century: Martin Scorsese. Over the years, the director of such classics as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and The Wolf of Wall Street has elaborated a uniquely personal style of filmmaking.

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