The Crucified Lovers (1954) (en)
Slogan: The tortured heart behind the cultivated image.
- Original title: 近松物語
- Evaluation: 7.7 (Votes: 70)
- Genres: Drama, Romance
- Release date 1954-11-23 (1954)
- Duration: 102 Min
- Keywords: kyoto, japan, social class, bankruptcy, escape, extramarital affair, locked in, love, 17th century, attempted suicide, lover
In 17th century Kyoto, Osan is married to Ishun, a wealthy miserly scroll-maker. When Osan is falsely accused of having an affair with the best worker, Mohei, the pair flee the city and declare their love for each other. Ishun orders his men to find them, and separate them to avoid public humiliation.