[J Movie] The Tale of Genji
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* Movie: The Tale of Genji
* Romaji: Genji Monogatari
* Japanese: 源氏物語
* Director: Yasuo Tsuruhashi
* Writer: Shikibu Murasaki (original story), Izumi Kawasaki
* Producer: Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
* Cinematographer:
* Release Date: December, 2011
* Runtime:
* Language: Japanese
* Country: Japan


Plot

"Genji Monogatari" focuses on the love and hate relationships surrounding Genji Hakaru. Lady Fujitsubo is Genji's first love. Ryokuzono Miyasutokoro is obsessed with Genji and eventually becomes a spirit. Yu Kao, who is from the lower class, give comfort to Genji's emotional wounds. Writer Murasaki Shikibu is jealous of Genji and is eventually ordered by Seime Abe to write a work ...

Notes

1. "Genji Monogatari" is based on the classic literary work written by Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu in the early eleventh century.
2. Filming begins late September and is expected to last 3 months. Post processing is expected to take an additional six months.
3. Budget for "Genji Monogatari" is more than 1 billion Yen (11.6 million dollars).
4. "Genji Monogatari" is expected to weave fiction and reality, with original novelist Murasaki Shikibu becoming a character in the movie.

Cast

* Toma Ikuta - Genji Hikaru
* Noriyuki Higashiyama - Michinaga Fujiwara
* Miki Nakatani - Shikibu Murasaki
* Yosuke Kubozuka - Seimei Abe
* Sei Ashina
* Yoko Maki
* Rena Tanaka
* Shigeru Muroi
* Mikako Tabe
* Misako Renbutsu


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*http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hikaru_Genji


Toma Ikuta to star in "The Tale of Genji"
Mon, August 2, 2010 (7:11pm EDT)

Actor Toma Ikuta has been chosen to star as Hikaru Genji in a new movie adaptation of "The Tale of Genji." The film, tentatively titled "Genji Monogatari," is being directed by Yasuo Tsuruhashi ("Ai no Rukeichi") and reportedly has a budget of more than 1 billion yen.

"The Tale of Genji," generally believed to have been writtern by noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu during the 11th century, is considered a classic piece of Japanese literature. The story has appeared in countless forms throughout the centuries, including theater, opera, and film.

Ikuta was reportedly chosen for the role by executive producer Tsuguhiko Kadokawa while filming was in progress for "Ningen Shikkaku," which opened in February. Actors who have previously played the role on the big screen include Kazuo Hasegawa in 1951 and Raizo Ichikawa in 1961. On television, the part has also been played by singer Kenji Sawada (62) and Shonentai's Noriyuki Higashiyama (43).

"Genji Monogatari" is scheduled for release in 2011.

Source: TOKYOGRAPH


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