Yoshiwara

(1937)
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Based on a novel by Maurice Dekobra, the film is set in the Yoshiwara, the red-light district of Tokyo, in the nineteenth century. It depicts a love triangle between a high-class prostitute, a Russian naval officer, and a rickshaw man.

  1. Max Ophüls

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Maurice Dekobra

    Novel

  3. J. Dapoigny

    Screenplay

  4. Arnold Lipp

    Screenplay

  5. Wolfgang Wilhelm

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Pierre Richard-Willm

    Lieutenant Serge Polenoff

  2. Sessue Hayakawa

    Sessue Hayakawa

    Ysamo, Kuli

  3. Michiko Tanaka

    Kohana

  4. Roland Toutain

    Roland Toutain

    Pawlik

  5. Lucienne Le Marchand

    Namo

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Yoshiwara

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Status Released

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  • June 23, 1937
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

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