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I took the short way. Dialogue is added to lots of scenes that are only briefly sketched in the story.
Yasunari Kawabata short story. I watched this version on a DVD that was in Japanese with no subtitles.
She shook her head. It seemed a long while before that I had said good-by to the ixu dancer. There’s a bit where the girl picks out a bamboo walking stick for the boy and is then instructed uzu her brother to find a smaller one, so she dutifully goes back and gets another one. Chiyoko and Yuriko clattered out of the bath downstairs at almost the same moment and retreated across the bridge without bothering to say good-by. Add the first question.
The same filmmaker directed both the and versions.
The old woman is her mother, and the girl is my sister. The remark somehow startled me. Again, Eikichi saves him from much trouble and suggests that he stay an extra day as well. I had also just seen iu film starring Sayuri Yoshinaga also reviewed on this site danecr, which was made by the same filmmaker and on which this version was closely modeled, complete with long dialogue scenes and subplots designed to pad out the story to feature-film length. From Yugano we entered the mountains again.
Edit Did You Know? Retrieved from ” https: Here, in the s manner, things are darker and grittier, and the colors are not as bright. The most faithful adaptation is an animated half-hour made in as part of the “Animated Classics of Japanese Literature” TV series.
Izu Dancer and Other Stories
Since it hardly seemed graceful dajcer slow down at once to their pace, however, I moved on past the women with a show of coolness.
The story has been filmed many times and I’ve seen four versions of it, three of them live-action. Would I have the short, steep way, or the long, easy way?
I took up the book happily, a certain hope in my mind. The heat from the open fire struck me as she opened the door.
THE IZU DANCER
It was almost too lucky: While each of the filmed versions I’ve seen features some harassment of the dancing girl by drunken patrons, something not even hinted at in the story, the character suffers a lot more groping by older men here than in any other version I’ve seen.
In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king’s cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering. A few minutes later the old woman who kept the tea-house led me to another room, one apparently not much used. We looked out over the danncer at the morning sun, warming our mountain valley.
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Perhaps an hour later I heard them getting ready to leave. I went down to the bath again and splashed about violently. For a long time I sat looking out, my elbows on the window sill. This is found in all three live-action versions I saw, repeated almost verbatim, but is not in the original story nor in the anime.
We had a bath together and lunch, fish new from the sea. The man and the older of the young women were sleeping together. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.