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The Life of O-Haru (Saikaku ichidai onna) [Region 2] - Region 2 DVD

The Life of O-Haru (Saikaku ichidai onna) [Region 2]
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Starring :
Tsukie Matsuura Tsukie Matsuura
Ichirô Sugai Ichirô Sugai
Toshiaki Konoe Toshiaki Konoe

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Description: Mizoguchi reckoned The Life of Oharu was his masterpiece, and who are we to disagree? Certainly it's among his most perfectly structured films, in which anger at the treatment of women in Japanese society is balanced by the director's flawless sense of period, and by expert pacing and visual composition. The story is set in the 17th century, when Japan had settled into a rigidly hierarchical society. Kinuyo Tanaka, in perhaps the finest role of her career, plays Oharu, a highborn woman of the Imperial court. Disgraced when she falls in love with a man of a lower class (Toshiro Mifune, in his only film for Mizoguchi), she's made ... (more)
Manufacturer: Artificial Eye
Release date: 26 April 2004
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 5021866276304
Tags: 2004 (1), R2 (1), Artificial Eye (1)
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