The Mizoguchi Collection

[ART524DVD]

Kenji Mizoguchi is regarded as one of Japanese cinema’s greatest ever directors along with Ozu and Kurosawa. These four films cover Mizoguchi’s middle period, which marked his emergence as a serious artist whose films explored Japan’s transition from feudalism to modernism and the oppression of women in Japanese society.

  • Osaka Elegy
  • Sisters of the Gion
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
  • Utamaro and His Five Women