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The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939)

10/13/1939 (JP) RomanceDrama 2h 24m


In late 19th century Tokyo, Kikunosuke Onoue, the adopted son of a legendary actor, himself an actor specializing in female roles, discovers that he is only praised for his acting due to his status as his father's heir. Devastated by this, he turns to Otoku, a servant of his family, for comfort, and they fall in love. Kikunosuke becomes determined to leave home and develop as an actor on his own merits, and Otoku faithfully follows him.

  1. Kenji Mizoguchi


  2. Shôfû Muramatsu


  3. Yoshikata Yoda


  4. Matsutarō Kawaguchi


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  1. Shōtarō Hanayagi

    Shōtarō Hanayagi

    Kikunosuke Onoue

  2. Kōkichi Takada

    Kōkichi Takada

    Fukusuke Nakamura

  3. Gonjurô Kawarazaki

    Kikugoro Onoue

  4. Kakuko Mori

    Kakuko Mori


  5. Tokusaburo Arashi

    Shikan Nakamura

  6. Yōko Umemura

    Yōko Umemura


  7. Nobuko Fushimi

    Nobuko Fushimi


  8. Kikuko Hanaoka

    Kikuko Hanaoka


  9. Kisho Hanayagi

    Tamisaburo Onoue

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The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum

Original Title 残菊物語

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Original Language Japanese

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