Films & Other Videos
Films with: Shindo, Eitaro
- Gion no shimai Sisters of the Gion /
- Two geisha sisters - one modern-minded, the other staunchly traditional - disagree over how to deal with the men controlling their lives and livelihoods. An early work by Kenji Mizoguchi featuring his favored theme of women struggling against societal boundaries.
- DVD 8606
- Ōsaka erejī Osaka elegy /
- Telephone company employee Ayako agrees to enter into an affair with her married boss, after he promises to support her and her father but setting her off on an apparently irreversible downward spiral.
- DVD 8556
- Sanshô dayû Sansho the bailiff /
- When an idealistic governor disobeys the reigning feudal lord, he is cast into exile, his wife and children left to fend for themselves and eventually wrenched apart by vicious slave drivers.
- DVD 5265