Sansho the Bailiff

1955
 
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Sansho the Bailiff
Brandon Films | Release Date: January 1, 1955 | Not Rated
Summary: 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 traders. Under Kenji Mizoguchi’s dazzling direction, this classic Japanese story became one of cinema’s greatest masterpieces, a monumental, empatheticWhen 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 traders. Under Kenji Mizoguchi’s dazzling direction, this classic Japanese story became one of cinema’s greatest masterpieces, a monumental, empathetic expression of human resilience in the face of evil. Expand
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Genre(s): Drama
Rating: Not Rated
Runtime: 124 min
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