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THE LIFE OF OHARU

西鶴一代女 | Saikaku ichidai onna

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Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Japan, 1952
Drama

Synopsis

A fifty-year-old prostitute, no longer able to attract men, looks back on her sad life. Once a lady-in-waiting at the imperial court at Kyoto, Oharu fell in love with, and became the lover of, a man below her station. They were discovered, and Oharu and her family were exiled.

Synopsis

A fifty-year-old prostitute, no longer able to attract men, looks back on her sad life. Once a lady-in-waiting at the imperial court at Kyoto, Oharu fell in love with, and became the lover of, a man below her station. They were discovered, and Oharu and her family were exiled.

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The Life of OharuDirected byKenji Mizoguchi

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1952 | Winner: International Award

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