KENJI MIZOGUCHI | JAPAN | 1953 | 97 MIN | NR | JAPANESE
Part of the Sight and Sound 100 series
BFI’s 2022 Sight & Sound List #92
Amid the Japanese Civil War, the ramifications of greed-tinged ambitions shake the core of two men and their families with fantastical results in this genre-fluid Venice Silver Lion winner.
Cast: Masayuki Mori, Machiko Kyô, Kinuyo Tanaka
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