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455 Ratings

Osaka Elegy

Naniwa ereji

Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Japan, 1936


Osaka Elegy established Mizoguchi as one of Japan’s major filmmakers. The director’s often-used leading actress Isuzu Yamada stars as Ayoko, a switchboard operator trapped in a compromising, ruinous relationship with her boss to help support her wastrel father.

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Osaka Elegy Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

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