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October 22 ~ Sisters of Gion (Gion no Shimai) (1936)
68 min., 16mm, B&W
This film was ranked number one on Kinema Junpo's "Best Ten List" in 1936. The story is a realistic look at the world of the geisha as shown through two very different sisters: one is old-fashioned while the other is more modern. Japanese with English Subtitles.

(Print provided by the Japan Foundation. Permisson from Janus/Criterion.)


Added by arborupdate on August 25, 2004

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