The Crucified Lovers

Title: The crucified lovers (Chikamatsu monogatari)
Country: Japan
Year: 1954
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Cast: Kazuo Hasegawa, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô
Duration: 102 min.
Language: Japanese
Plot: In 17th century Kyoto, Osan is married to Ishun, a wealthy scroll-maker. When Osan is falsely accused of having an affair with the best worker, Mohei, the pair flee the city and declare their love for each other. Ishun orders his men to find them, and separate them to avoid public humiliation.


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