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Directed by Max Ophüls
1937    1h 42m
Based on a novel by Maurice Dekobra, the film is set in the Yoshiwara, the red-light district of Tokyo, in the nineteenth century. It depicts a love triangle between a high-class prostitute, a Russian naval officer, and a rickshaw man.
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Cast of Yoshiwara
  • Pierre Richard-WillmLieutenant Serge Polenoff
  • Sessue HayakawaYsamo, Kuli
  • Michiko TanakaKohana
  • Roland ToutainPawlik
  • Lucienne Le MarchandNamo
  • André Gabriello
  • Camille BertLe commandant
  • Foun-SenGeisha
  • Philippe RichardL'attaché russe
  • Ky DuyenL'agent secret
  • Georges SaillardLe médecin
  • Henry Bonvallet
  • Linh-Nam
  • Léon ArvelLe domestique
  • Janine DarceyUne geisha
  • Maurice DevienneL'officier russe
  • Léon LariveUn marin
  • Georges PaulaisUn officier japonais
  • Martial RèbeLe président du tribunal

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