About

Diary of a Mad Old Man is the journal of Utsugi, a seventy-seven-year-old man of refined tastes who is recovering from a stroke. He discovers that, while his body is decaying, his libido still rages on -- unwittingly sparked by the gentle, kindly attentions of his daughter-in-law Satsuko, a chic, flashy dancer with a shady past. Pitiful and ridiculous as he is, Utsugi is without a trace of self-pi...

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Directed by

Keigo Kimura

Written by

Keigo Kimura (Screenplay)
Junichirō Tanizaki (Novel)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast