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Ugetsu

Aka "Ugetsu Monogatari". Quite simply one of the greatest of filmmakers, said Jean-Luc Godard of Kenji Mizoguchi. And "Ugetsu", a ghost story like no other, is surely the Japanese director's supreme achievement. Derived from stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Maupassant, this haunting tale of love and loss - with its exquisite blending of the otherworldly and the real - is one of the most beautiful films ever made.

Year: 1953
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Japanese Cinema, Best of the 1950s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Supernatural
Country: Japan
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Starring: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo, Kinuyo Tanaka
Duration: 97 Minutes
Rating: PG
Subtitles: Yes
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