The Criterion Collection
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert
Based on the play "Kesa's Husband" by Kan Kikuchi.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1953.
Booklet includes an essay by film historian Stephen Prince.
Cinematography by Kohei Sugiyama ; production design by Kisaku Ito ; music by Yasushi Akutagawa.
In the midst of epic, violent intrigue in twelfth-century Japan, an imperial warrior falls for a lady-in-waiting; even after he discovers she is married, he goes to extreme lengths to win her love.
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