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Portrait of Hell

Original title
Running time
95 min.
Japan Japan
Toshio Yasumi (Novel: Ryûnosuke Akutagawa)
Yasushi Akutagawa
Kazuo Yamada
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Toho Company
Drama | Painting. Ghosts. 11th Century
Synopsis / Plot
The cruel and egoistical daymio Horikawa demands Korean master painter Yoshihide to decorate the walls of his new temple with a mural of Buddhist paradise, but Yoshihide refuses, insisting that he cannot paint what he does not see. In Horikawa's realm, Yoshihide can see nothing but the suffering of peasants.
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