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Set in the traditional city of Kyoto, Japan, this deeply poetic story revolves around Chieko who becomes bewildered and troubled as she discovers the true facets of her past. With the harmony and time-honored customs of a Japanese backdrop, the story becomes poignant as Chieko’s longing and confusion develops.

  1. Yasunari Kawabata


Top Billed Cast

  1. Aya Ueto

    Aya Ueto

    Chieko Sada / Naeko

  2. Keiko Takahashi

    Keiko Takahashi

    Shige Sano

  3. Atsuro Watabe

    Atsuro Watabe

    Hideo Otomo

  4. Shun Oguri

    Shun Oguri

    Shin'ichi Mizuki

  5. Isao Natsuyagi

    Isao Natsuyagi

    Takichiro Sada

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Original Title 古都

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 5, 2005


Original Language Japanese

Runtime 2h 21m

Budget -

Revenue -



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