Koto (古都) is a 1980 film directed by Kon Ichikawa starring Momoe Yamaguchi and Tomokazu Miura in an adaptation of Yasunari Kawabata's novel The Old Capital. Momoe Yamaguchi and Masaya Oki made their last appearances in the film.
|Directed by||Kon Ichikawa|
|Based on||The novel|
by Yasunari Kawabata
|Music by||Shinichi Tanabe|
Hori Planning Production
It is a remake of the 1963 film Twin Sisters of Kyoto.
Donald Richie writes in The Japanese Movie that "Ichikawa dramatizes alienation in his remake of Kawabata's Koto, where twin sisters long-separated meet again and must face a dramatized estrangement."
- Galbraith, Stuart, IV (2008). The Toho Studios Story: A History and Complete Filmography. Lanham, Md.: The Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-1461673743. OCLC 852899281. Retrieved October 29, 2013.