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In medieval 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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Directed by

Kenji Mizoguchi

Written by

Yoshikata Yoda (Screenplay)
Ogai Mori (Story)
Fuji Yahiro (Screenplay)

Runtime

124 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Tagline

A film of unparalleled beauty by the great Japanese Master Kenji Mizoguchi

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Keywords

japan independent film prostitution song governor based on short story exile courtesan feudal japan 11th century banishment compassion decree mercy ancient japan

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