Complete summary of Sugimori Nobumori’s The Love Suicides at Sonezaki. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Love Suicides at. Sonezaki shinju (original title) The Love Suicides at Sonezaki See more» The plot is like half of the kabuki repertoire: a young man loves a geisha, but. In Sonezaki, Osaka Japan, a young man by the name of Tokubei who worked Created various masterworks such as “The Love Suicide at Sonezaki” and “The.

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Yes No Report this. The crew worked hard to a tight budget, and the lead actress Kaji had been so keen to work with Masumura that she took the role with no guarantee of any payment. Ohatsu fears that Kuheiji will use the money to redeem her contract. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The owner of the firm is Tokubei’s uncle.

In his adaptation of a classic Chikamatsu puppet play, his approach is theatrical, sardonic. While Kuheiji boasts of how Tokubei is sure to be executed or exiled and how he will then possess Ohatsu for himself, Ohatsu and Tokubei communicate through their hands and feet. Views Read Edit View history. Visit Prime Video to explore more titles. In it he returned By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

However hard Tokubei tries, he can see no way to redeem his reputation and his duty to his family.


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Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? This page was last edited on 13 Septemberat Could you talk about working with him, especially on Love Suicides At Sonezaki? Bunraku plays plays Edo-period works. Retrieved from ” https: The play has been filmed a number of times, including a filmand a film featuring Bunraku puppets.

Since Tokubei is so kind-hearted and does not actually need to return the two kamme until several days after Kuheiji promises to return the money, he loans it to Kuheiji. The plot is like half of the kabuki repertoire: Tsuyunoten Shrine in Osakacommonly referred to as “Ohatsu Tenjin”, houses a commemorative stone monument and a bronze statue of Ohatsu and Tokubei.

This agreement remains wholly unknown to Tokubei until his uncle tries to force him into the marriage.

But before she does, Tokubei thrusts the razor into his own throat and the two die together. Tokubei seizes the chance to ask Kuheiji to repay the now-overdue loan.

Full Cast suicudes Crew. It lkve my dream to work with Mr Masumura from the time I was working at Nikkatsu. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. See this year’s top trailers in under a minute, including Avengers: Use the HTML below.

The Love Suicides at Sonezaki

They decide to die together. The Love Suicides at Sonezaki was the first play for Chikamatsu to write exclusively to be played by puppets, but with the popularity of the play, it has since been adapted to kabuki, movies, modern plays, and even comic books.

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Next to Kurizaki, Yasuzo Masumura made the most devoted transfer of a Chikamatsu play to the screen.

In the first scene, Tokubei and an apprentice to their “firm of Hirano in Uchihon Street” are making the rounds of the firm’s customers, delivering their wares and collecting on the bills, when, on the grounds of the Ikutama Shrine in OsakaTokubei encounters his beloved Ohatsu, who berates him for his coldness in not visiting or writing her for some time now, and also for not confiding in her troubles.

Films directed by Yasuzo Masumura. Tokubei binds Ohatsu to the tree. The cast and crew finished the filming in 19 days. Share this Rating Title: They resolve to die within the day together.

A manga adaptation by Kawashita Mizuki, titled “Sonezaki Shinjuu”, retells the story in a positive way. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.

Retrieved 23 December Ohatsu can see now way to face a future with Kuheiji and without Tokubei.