A film of unparalleled beauty by the great Japanese Master Kenji Mizoguchi
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.
Released: March 31, 1954
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Writers: Ogai Mori, Fuji Yahiro, Yoshikata Yoda
Casts: Tanaka Kinuyo (Tamaki), Yoshiaki Hanayagi (Zushiô), Kyôko Kagawa (Anju), Eitarô Shindô (Sanshô dayû), Akitake Kôno (Taro), Masao Shimizu (Masauji Taira)
Production Companies: Daiei Motion Picture Co., Ltd.