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A local woman tells an itinerant monk about the Pavilion of Misty Rain, built by Fujiwara no Teika.
津村禮次郎
She also begins to talk about the forbidden love between Teika and Princess Shikishi.
奥善助
The local woman is saddened that Teika's delusion of love has been transformed into vines that are still entwined around the grave of Princess Shikishi.
友枝喜久夫
Princess Shikishi appears from the tomb and thanks the monk for his recitation.
桜間道雄
Freed from delusion, Princess Shikishi dances in gratitude.
観世銕之丞
But when the dance is over, Princess Shikishi returns to the tomb covered with teika-kazura vines.
近藤乾之助
Princess Shikishi disappears into the darkness of the tomb.
桜間右陣
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Photo: TOSHIRO MORITA

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