Overview

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

    Director

  2. Shôfû Muramatsu

    Novel

  3. Yoshikata Yoda

    Writer

  4. Matsutarô Kawaguchi

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Shôtarô Hanayagi

    Kikunosuke Onoue

  2. Kôkichi Takada

    Kôkichi Takada

    Fukusuke Nakamura

  3. Gonjurô Kawarazaki

    Kikugoro Onoue

  4. Kakuko Mori

    Otoku

  5. Tokusaburo Arashi

    Shikan Nakamura

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Original Title 残菊物語

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 13, 1939
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 24m

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