The Water Magician

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The Water Magician
Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Starring Takako Irie
Tokihiko Okada
Ichirō Sugai
Kōju Murata
Cinematography Minoru Miki
Distributed by Digital MEME (DVD)
Release dates
  • 1933 (1933)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

The Water Magician (滝の白糸 Taki no Shiraito?) is a 1933 black and white Japanese silent film directed by Kenji Mizoguchi and based on a story by Kyōka Izumi. It is one of the most popular titles from the silent film work of Mizoguchi and tells a tragic love story which realistically depicts the beauty and strength of the women of the Meiji period. It is currently available with benshi accompaniment.

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