Haunting Japanese drama focuses on two peasants who leave their families to find success and wealth in civil war-torn 16th-century Japan. But can their dreams survive the fighting and delusions of lust and power that surrounds them? Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyo, Kinuyo Tanaka star; directed by Kenji Mizoguchi. AKA: "Tales of Ugetsu." 97 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; bonus feature "Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director" (1975); featurettes; interviews; theatrical trailers. In Japanese with English subtitles. Two-disc set.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Costume Design (B&W)