The Story of the Late Chrysanthemum
The Story of the Late Chrysanthemum ★★★ ½ 1939
Classic drama about the son of a Kabuki actor who falls in love with a servant girl against his father's wishes. Their doomed affair is the center of the plot. Acclaimed and sensitive drama, in Japanese with English subtitles. 115m/B VHS . JP Shotaro Hanayagi, Kakuo Mori, Kokichi Takada, Gonjuro Kawarazaki, Yoko Umemura; D: Kenji Mizoguchi.