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4.2
602 Ratings

Street of Shame

Akasen chitai

Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Japan, 1956
Drama

Synopsis

For his final film, Mizoguchi brought a lifetime of experience to bear on the heartbreaking tale of a brothel full of women in Tokyo’s Red Light District whose dreams are constantly being shattered by the socioeconomic realities surrounding them.

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Street of Shame Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1956 | Special Mention

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