The Makioka Sisters

is a 1983 drama film directed by Kon Ichikawa based on the serial novel of the same name by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki.


The story takes place in Japan primarily during the late 1930s (Shōwa period). The sisters live in the Kansai area (Kobe/Osaka) and travel to Tokyo and other prefectures throughout the novel.

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    contentLocation Kyoto
    director Kon Ichikawa
    genre drama
    keywords kansai kobe osaka shōwa period
    productionCompany Toho
    publisher Toho
    theme japanese