Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Two men venture into the city seeking wealth and glory while neglecting their wives, leaving them to terrible fates. From short stories by Akinari Ueda and Guy de Mapassant, Kenjji Mizoguchi's Ugetsu presents simple, tragic moral fables in a stark, ethereal, and poetic manner. Sakae Ozawa is outsanding as the potter.
*** 1/2 out of ****