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- Movie: Tale of Genji: A Thousand Year Engima (English title)
- Romaji: Genji Monogatari: Sennen no Nazo
- Japanese: 源氏物語 千年の謎
- Director: Yasuo Tsuruhashi
- Writer: Shikibu Murasaki, Izumi Kawasaki, Yukiko Takayama
- Producer: Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
- Cinematographer: Osamu Fujiishi
- Release Date: December 10, 2011
- Runtime: 136 min.
- Genre: Period / Romance
- Distributor: Toho
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
"Genji Monogatari" focuses on the love and hate relationships surrounding Genji Hakaru. Lady Fujitsubo is Genji's first love. Ryokuzono Miyasutokoro is obsessed with Genji and eventually becomes a spirit. Yu Kao, who is from the lower class, give comfort to Genji's emotional wounds. Writer Murasaki Shikibu is jealous of Genji and is eventually ordered by Seime Abe to write a work ...
- "Tale of Genji: A Thousand Year Engima" is based on the classic literary work written by Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu in the early eleventh century.
- Filming begins late September and is expected to last 3 months. Post processing is expected to take an additional six months.
- Budget for "Tale of Genji: A Thousand Year Engima" is more than 1 billion Yen (11.6 million dollars).
- "Tale of Genji: A Thousand Year Engima" is expected to weave fiction and reality, with original novelist Murasaki Shikibu becoming a character in the movie.
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