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Sisters of the Gion (1936)

10/15/1936 (JP) Drama 1h 9m
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Umekichi, a geisha in the Gion district of Kyoto, feels obliged to help her lover Furusawa when he asks to stay with her after becoming bankrupt and leaving his wife. However her younger sister Omocha tells her she is wasting her time and money on a loser. She thinks that they should both find wealthy patrons to support them. Omocha therefore tries various schemes to get rid of Furusawa, and set themselves up with better patrons.

  1. Kenji Mizoguchi

    Director, Writer

  2. Aleksandr Kuprin


  3. Yoshikata Yoda


Top Billed Cast

  1. Isuzu Yamada

    Isuzu Yamada


  2. Yōko Umemura

    Yōko Umemura


  3. Benkei Shiganoya

    Shimbei Furusawa

  4. Eitarō Shindō

    Eitarō Shindō

    Kudo, the drygoods merchant

  5. Taizō Fukami

    Taizō Fukami


  6. Fumio Okura

    Jurakudo, the antiques dealer

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Sisters of the Gion
Sisters of the Gion

Original Title 祇園の姉妹

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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