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The Tales of the Wave after the Rain Moon
Ugetsu Monogatari.jpg
Theatrical poster to Ugetsu Monogatari
Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi[1]
(溝口健二)
Produced by Masaichi Nagata
(永田雅一)
Written by Mitsutarō Kawaguchi
(川口松太郎)
Yoshikata Yoda
(依田義賢)
Music by Fumio Hayasaka
(早坂文雄)
Cinematography Kazuo Miyagawa
(宮川一夫)
Distributed by Daiei
Released March 26, 1953
Running time 97 min.
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The Tales of the Wave after the Rain Moon, also known as Tales of Ugetsu or Ugetsu Monogatari (雨月物語) is a 1953 film directed by Kenji Mizoguchi.[1]

Cast[]

Awards and Nominations[]

  • 1953 Venice Film Festival:[3]
  • 1954 Mainichi Film Concours:
    • Won Best Art Direction: (Kisaku Itō)
    • Won Best Sound Recording: Iwao Otani)
  • 1956 U.S. Academy Awards:
    • Nominated for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White, Tadaoto Kainosho

Bibliography[]

Poster of Ugetsu Monogatari on a double-bill with Mizoguchi's Street of Shame (1956)

Notes[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "雨月物語" (in Japanese). Japanese Movie Database. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  2. "雨月物語" (in Japanese). Kinema Jumpo. Retrieved 2011-04-02.
  3. "Awards for Ugetsu (1953)" at IMDb.