Film

Life of Oharu

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Dir. Kenji Mizoguchi (1952) Mizoguchi’s sublime critique of Japanese patriarchy examines a 17th-century courtesan (Kinuyo Tinaka) as she looks back on her life—a series of degradations that begins when she dares to fall in love with a man below her social station.

Sat., July 7, 1:30 p.m., 2012