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Program Title: the Sea is Watching
EASC Code: JS-23
Series Title:
Region/Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Kei Kumai
Producer: Akira Kurosawa
Release Date: 2002
Running Time: 119 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Set in a 19th century brothel, The Sea is Watching is the storyof a beautiful young geisha, O-shin, who harbors a samurai seeking refuge. Falling in love with O-shin, the samurai hopes to cleanse her of the sins of her profession. But fate and fortune conspire to keep the lovers apart. When another young man appears, a thunderous storm strikes their village. What, if anything, will survive nature's fury?
Data Entry Date: 3/17/2004