Films By Kenji Mizoguchi

Kenji Mizoguchi was one of the greatest of all fIlm-makers and his career as a director spanned from 1923 to 1956. Tales of Chikamatsu (1954) belongs to the luminous late years of his career and was made two years after The Life of Oharu, the year after Ugetsu and in the same year as Sansho The Bailiff. They were years of prodigious virtuosity and peak achievement. ... The film, which is also know... Read more
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