Sisters of the Gion
Dir. Kenji Mizoguchi (1936).
The great Japanese director followed his tough-minded Osaka Elegy with an equally forceful but more subtle analysis of female subjugationthe story of sister geishas, one traditional and passive, the other modern and active, both equally trapped.
Mon., April 4, 6:30 & 10:05 p.m., 2011
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