Title: Temple of the Golden Pavillion (1976)
Alternate Titles: kinkakuji
Released: 01 Jan 1976
Directed By: Yoichi Takabayashi
The story takes place during the end of the Pacific War and the aftermath period and it focuses on Mizoguchi, who is the son of a Buddhist Priest. When his father dies, he’s sent to the Temple of the Golden Pavilion in Kyoto. Mizoguchi is physically unattractive and becomes, in some way, jealous of the beautiful Temple that he loves so much.