Yoshiwara (1937)

Director
Max Ophüls

Main cast
Pierre Richard-Willm; Sessue Hayakawa; Michiko Tanaka; Roland Toutain; Lucienne Le Marchand

Genres
Romance, Drama

Description
Based on a novel by Maurice Dekobra, the film is set in the Yoshiwara, the red-light district of Tokyo, in the nineteenth century. It depicts a love triangle between a high-class prostitute, a Russian naval officer, and a rickshaw man.


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