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The Makioka Sisters

1983 Rated NR 2hr 20m

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Kon Ichikawa's epic is set in the 1930s and centers on four privileged sisters from Osaka, Japan, whose war-torn, enmeshed lives intersect as they seek both traditional and modern marriages. Based on Junichiro Tanizaki's novel of the same name, Ichikawa's tale, which unfolds against a lavish background of wealth and cultural customs, stars Keiko Kishi, Yoshiko Sakuma, Sayuri Yoshinaga and Yûko Kotegawa.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; original theatrical trailer.