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Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

October 15 ~ Life of Oharu (Saikaku Ichidai Onna) (1952)
133 min., 35mm, B&W
This film secured Mizoguchi's international reputation as a filmmaker and won him the Best Director Award at the 1952 Venice Film Festival. This film tells the story of a woman who sinks from aristocrat to courtesan to streetwalker. Japanese with English Subtitles.

(Print provided by and permission from Janus/Criterion.)

Added by arborupdate on August 25, 2004


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