Yukiguni (1957)


Yukiguni Poster
Original Title: Yukiguni
Type: Movie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Runtime: 133 Minutes    (2 Hours : 13 Minutes)
Release Date: 15 May 1966 (USA)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
Japanese
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Shirô Toyoda
Writer: 
Yasunari Kawabata, Toshio Yasumi
Stars: 
Ryô Ikebe, Keiko Kishi, Kaoru Yachigusa  »




Description

It's a man's world. Shimamura, an artist, comes to this snowbound town to rejuvenate himself. He connects with Komako, a geisha he met on a previous trip, and it seems like love. She's the foster daughter of a local family, almost engaged...




Plot

It's a man's world. Shimamura, an artist, comes to this snowbound town to rejuvenate himself. He connects with Komako, a geisha he met on a previous trip, and it seems like love. She's the foster daughter of a local family, almost engaged to the family's son Yukio, now dying of consumption. He's tended by his sister Yuko who's angry at Komako for abandoning her brother. Shimamura returns to Tokyo but promises he will be back soon. In anticipation of his return, Komako breaks with her patron and her family loses their home. Complications arise when Shimamura doesn't come back as promised. Then Komako discovers that he and Yuko knew each other in Tokyo. Can Komako escape destiny? Written by





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    雪国 (Japan, Japanese title)
    Le pays de la neige (France)
    Snow Country

  • Company

    Toho Company

  • Country

    Japan





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.37 : 1

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Mono





  • Details (Other)

  • Awards

    1 win & 1 nomination.