Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (真夜中の弥次さん喜多さん, Mayonaka no Yaji-san Kita-san) is a 2005 Japanese film directed by Kudo Kankuro. The film stars several well-known and highly respected Japanese actors.
Yaji and Kita are samurai who live in Edo. They are deeply in love. Yaji is married to a woman, while Kita is addicted to various drugs.
One day, they receive an advertisement for the Grand Shrine at Ise, and decide to set out on a pilgrimage there, hoping to cure Kita of his drug addiction. They set out on a modern motorcycle but are forced to turn back and walk the Tōkaidō road to Ise, encountering various characters and obstacles along the way.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Movies You Haven't Seen But Should: Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims
Posted by M. Christian