Katsuzo was in love with a geisha who gave him a daughter.They tried to run away together but they were caught and the woman was killed under his eyes. ow he is a pimp who sells girls to the biggest geisha house in Southern Japan, run by Osode who used to be his mistress.
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3.3 Kimono catfight! Gotta love Gosha's 80s output. Should've named the movie Geishas vs. Prostitutes. Gosha seemed to be stuck in some Ozu do-over phase in the 80s. This, Oar, Tokyo Bordello and Onimasa all share certain similarities, not least of course, the plight of Japanese women in the pre and post war years.