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    Ugetsu Monogatari (Daiei, 1953). Japanese B3 "Nakazuri" (15.5" X 20.5").
    This chilling Japanese ghost story, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi, revolves around two ambitious peasants - Genjuro (Masuyaki Mori) and Tobei (Sakae Ozawa) - who pursue their dreams with an almost single-minded devotion. They soon find, however, that their wishes are not granted without a terrible cost, a price that is borne by their innocent young wives. Widely considered to be Mizoguchi's masterpiece, this is a deeply affecting film that, once seen, is not soon forgotten. The rare, country-of-origin poster offered here shows some edge wear with small tears in the left and right borders, and foxing in the top border and on the fold lines, but is otherwise extremely clean and attractive. Original release posters from this period are extremely rare, so bid on this one today, as your chance to find another copy may not come around for quite some time. Fine+.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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