Kôzaburô Yoshimura – Genji monogatari (1951)

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Based on the classic novel by Murasaki Shikibu, written over 1000 years ago. Genji, the son
of the emperor, has gained renown among the nobility of Kyoto for his charm and good
looks, yet he cannot stop himself from pursuing the one object of desire he must never
obtain: his father’s young and beautiful bride. Following the tragic consequences of his
obsession, Genji wanders from one affair to another, always seeking some sort of
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