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The Music (1972)

Ongaku (original title)
A young woman undergoes psychiatric treatment after she no longer hears music and develops sexual hang-ups.

Director:

Yasuzô Masumura

Writers:

Yasuzô Masumura, Yukio Mishima (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Noriko Kurosawa Noriko Kurosawa ... Reiko
Toshiyuki Hosokawa Toshiyuki Hosokawa ... Shiomi / psychiatrist
Chôei Takahashi Chôei Takahashi ... Reiko's brother
Kôji Moritsugu ... Ryuichi / Reiko's colleague and boyfriend
Noboru Mitani Noboru Mitani ... Syunji
Midori Fujita Midori Fujita ... Akemi / Shiomi's assistant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tsutomu Matsukawa Tsutomu Matsukawa ... Hanai
Akiko Mori Akiko Mori ... Reiko's aunt
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Storyline

Reiko reports to a psychiatrist with a special complaint. She no longer hears music. When people talk on radio or TV, they hear everything fine, but not music. However, the longer the sessions last, the more we learn about what is really going on with her. Her real problem is frigidity. She doesn't feel anything with her boyfriend, Ryuichi in bed. Her bizarre frustrations appear to be very deeply rooted. She has sexual complexes she developed in her childhood.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 November 1972 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Music See more »

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