The Tale Of Genji

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Animated, Historical, Romance

An animated rendition of an early classic of Japanese literature dating to the 11th century, THE TALE OF GENJI effectively condenses the lengthy chronicle of a hedonistic prince's love affairs in Heian-era Japan. Adopting an austere but elegant visual style and a deliberate pace, this film marks a distinct departure from the excess and overwrought tone...read more

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: An animated rendition of an early classic of Japanese literature dating to the 11th century, THE TALE OF GENJI effectively condenses the lengthy chronicle of a hedonistic prince's love affairs in Heian-era Japan. Adopting an austere but elegant visual styl… (more)
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