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FILM: Ugetsu monogatari (1953) by Kenji Mizoguchi, with Linda DeLibro

  • Notre Dame University - Knott Science Center Auditorium 4701 North Charles Street Baltimore, MD, 21210 United States (map)

Japanese Cinema, Yesterday and Today
Ugetsu monogatari (1953) 96 minutes by Kenji Mizoguchi
Introduction and commentary by Linda DeLibero, director, Program in Film & Media Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Ugetsu monogatari - Based on author Ueda Akinari’s collection of nine supernatural tales of the Ming dynasty, Ugetsu monogatari (or “Tales of Ugetsu”) tells the story of a man who abandons his wife and son for a female ghost, enduring tragedy as he discovers the wages of supernatural sin.

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