Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei


Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei

Kenji MizoguchiJapan – 1955

Emperor Huan Tsung is grieving over the death of his wife. The Yang family wants to provide him with a consort so that they may consolidate their influence over the court. General An Lushan finds a distant relative working in their kitchen whom they groom to present to the Emperor. And he falls in love with her and she becomes the Princess Yang Kwei-fei.

Original Title Yokihi - Empress Yank Kwei Fei
German Title Yokihi - Die Fürstin Yank Kwei Fei
French Title Yokihi - L'empress Yank Kwei Fei
Other Titles Imperatrice Yang Kwei Fei
Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Country Japan
Available Formats
Screenplay Matsutaro Kawaguchi, Masashige Narusawa, Yoshikata Yoda
Soundtrack Fumio Hayasaka
Cinematography Kohei Sugiyama
Production Masaichi Nagata, Run Run Shaw
Runtime 98 Min.
Language Japanisch
Machiko Kyo Yang Kwei-fei
Masayuki Mori Xuan Zong
So Yamamura An Lushan
Eitaro Shindo Kao Li-hsi
Eitaro Ozawa Yang Kuo-chung
Haruko Sugimura Yen-chun
Yoko Minamida Hung-tao

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