Born from a much loved, but lowly ranked concubine, Genji Hikaru is called the Shining Prince and is the beloved second son of the Emperor. Although he cannot be an heir to the throne of his father, Genji spends his life surrounded by every pleasure and love. And yet, his one longing in love is something that even the power of an Emperor can never give him.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Genji Monogatari Sennenki - The Tale of Genji (1951 film) - Netflix
The Tale of Genji (Japanese: 源氏物語, Genji monogatari) is a 1951 Japanese drama film directed by Kōzaburō Yoshimura. It is based on the piece of Japanese literature of the same name. It was entered into the 1952 Cannes Film Festival.
Genji Monogatari Sennenki - Cast - Netflix
Kazuo Hasegawa as Hikaru Genji Michiyo Kogure as Fujitsubo Machiko Kyō as Awaji no ue Nobuko Otowa as Murasaki no ue Mitsuko Mito as Aoi no ue Yuji Hori as Yoshinari Denjirō Ōkōchi as Takuma nyudo Chieko Soma as Kiritsubo Yumiko Hasegawa as Oborozukiyo no kimi Chieko Higashiyama as Kobiden Osamu Takizawa as Kiritsubo gomon Kentaro Honma as Kashira Yuriko Hanabusa as Kiritsubo's mother Hisako Takihana as Nun Taiji Tonoyama as Priest