Sisters of the Gion | Chicago Reader

Sisters of the Gion

The masterpiece of Kenji Mizoguchi's prewar period, a subtle and compact film (1936) that locates Mizoguchi's concern with the transitions of Japanese society in a conflict between two geisha sisters—one a pragmatist, the other a believer in tradition. In Japanese with subtitles. 69 min.


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