A story from ChikamatsuBlu-ray Disc - 2018 | Japanese | Blu-ray version
An exquisitely moving tale of forbidden love struggling to survive in the face of persecution. Based on a classic of eighteenth-century Japanese drama, the film traces the injustices that befall a Kyoto scroll maker's wife and his apprentice after each is unfairly accused of wrongdoing. Bound by fate in an illicit, star-crossed romance, they go on the run in search of refuge from the punishment prescribed them.
Audience: Not rated.
Publisher: New York : Criterion Collection, 2018.
Edition: Blu-ray version
Branch Call Number: Blu-ray FIC Story
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : digital, sound, black and white ; 12 cm + 1 folded sheet (18 cm)
Alternative Title: Chikamatsu monogatari
Language Note: In Japanese with English subtitles.