About the film
japan courtesan exile banishment governor prostitution compassion based on short story decree mercy feudal japan 11th century ancient japan
Sansho the Bailiff
Release Date: March 31, 1954
|Slogan||:||«A film of unparalleled beauty by the great Japanese Master Kenji Mizoguchi»|
|Production Companies||:||Daiei Motion Picture Co., Ltd.|
|Writers||:||Yoshikata Yoda, Fuji Yahiro, Ogai Mori|
In medieval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.