Sansho the Bailiff [Sansh├┤ day├╗]


Directed By: Kenji Mizoguchi

January 21, 1954 / Japanese / 124 mins

In medieval Japan, a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

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IMDB Movie Page: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047445

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Screened Semesters:

  • 1983 Spring/Summer
  • 2010 Winter

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