A screen adaptation of the first part of the Japanese classical literature masterpiece tells the story of a brilliant Genji to his exile from the capital Kyoto. Incredibly beautiful and talented dignitary,who lost his mother at an early age and grew up without a mother`s warmth and affection, constantly is in search of the perfect woman, able to satisfy his sensual and refined nature. Search, obviously doomed to failure, turns into a long string of broken female hearts, bitter tears and pangs of jealousy abandoned beauties.Caused suffering a black cloud hanging over the fate of Genji, promising evil. Is it possible to break the cycle of fate?
Images and photos of Murasaki Shikibu`s Tale of Genji