Sansho the Bailiff

Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi | 124 min | 1954 | Drama | Sansho the Bailiff IMDB link

Starring Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô

In mediaeval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

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