The Tale of Genji (1951 film)

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The Tale of Genji
The Tale of Genji - 1951 film.jpg
Scene from the film.
Directed by Kōzaburō Yoshimura
Produced by Masaichi Nagata
Written by Shikibu Murasaki
Kaneto Shindo
Junichirô Tanizaki
Starring Kazuo Hasegawa
Music by Akira Ifukube
Cinematography Kôhei Sugiyama
Release dates
  • 2 November 1951 (1951-11-02)
Running time
121 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

The Tale of Genji (Japanese: 源氏物語, Genji monogatari) is a 1951 Japanese drama film directed by Kōzaburō Yoshimura. It is based on the piece of Japanese literature of the same name. It was entered into the 1952 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Tale of Genji". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-01-17. 

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