Tsigoineruwaizen (1980)

Director
Seijun Suzuki

Main cast
Yoshio Harada; Naoko Ôtani; Toshiya Fujita; Michiyo Ohkusu; Kisako Makishi

Genres
Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Romance, Foreign

Description
Zigeunerweisen s a 1980 independent Japanese film directed by Seijun Suzuki and based on Hyakken Uchida's novel, Disk of Sarasate. It takes its title from a gramophone recording of Pablo de Sarasate's violin composition, Zigeunerweisen, which features prominently in the story. The film makes the first part of Suzuki's Taish? Roman Trilogy, followed by Kagero-za (1981) and Yumeji (1991), surrealistic psychological dramas and ghost stories linked by style, themes and the Taish? period (1912-1926) setting.


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