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残菊物語 = The story of the last chrysanthemum /
Zangiku monogatari = The story of the last chrysanthemum

Author: Shochiku Company Ltd., Kyoto Studios. 溝口健二, 白井信太郎. 依田義賢, 川口松太郎, 花柳章太郎, 森赫子, 村松梢風, ; ; Kenji MizoguchiShintarō ShiraiYoshikata YodaMatsutarō KawaguchiAll authors
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Home Vision Cinema, ©1997.
Series: Japanese classic collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : JapaneseView all editions and formats
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When Kikunosuke, a mediocre actor from a famous Kabuki family, falls in love with a maid, he is cast out. The faithful Otoku supports her husband as he struggles to perfect his art. In the end, she is quite ill, yet willing to leave her husband so that he may take his rightful place at the head of the Kabuki community.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Feature films
Foreign films
Motion pictures, Japanese
Foreign language films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Shochiku Company Ltd., Kyoto Studios. 溝口健二, 白井信太郎. 依田義賢, 川口松太郎, 花柳章太郎, 森赫子, 村松梢風, ; ; Kenji Mizoguchi; Shintarō Shirai; Yoshikata Yoda; Matsutarō Kawaguchi; Shōtarō Hanayagi; Kakuko Mori; Uzaemon Ichimura; Shōfū Muramatsu; Shōchiku Kabushiki Kaisha.; Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 0780019156 9780780019157
OCLC Number: 37747361
Language Note: Japanese dialogue, English subtitles.
Notes: Videocassette release of a 1939 motion picture.
Based on the novel by Shofu Muramatsu.
Credits: Story adaptation, Matsutaro Kawaguchi ; screenplay, Yoshikata Yoda; photography, Shigeto Miki ; composer, Shiro Fukai ; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi ; produced by Shintaro Shirai.
Cast: Shotaro Hanayagi, Kakuko Mori, Kokichi Takada, Gonjuro Kawarazaki, [Ichimura Uzaemon], Ryotaro Kawara, Kishinoske Takamatsu.
Description: 1 videocassette (115 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Japanese classic collection.
Other Titles: Story of the last chrysanthemum
Kenji Mizoguchi's The story of the last chrysanthemums
Responsibility: Shochiku Company Ltd., Kyoto Studios.
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When Kikunosuke, a mediocre actor from a famous Kabuki family, falls in love with a maid, he is cast out. The faithful Otoku supports her husband as he struggles to perfect his art. In the end, she is quite ill, yet willing to leave her husband so that he may take his rightful place at the head of the Kabuki community.

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