The Life of Oharu

Saikaku ichidai onna
by Kenji Mizoguchi 2h28min Japan 1952
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Film details

The Life of Oharu
by Kenji Mizoguchi

Status of the VoD copy


  • Kinuyo Tanaka : O'Haru
  • Toshiro Mifune : L'amoureux
  • Ichiro Sugai : Shinzaemon
  • Tsukie Matsuura : Tomo
  • And with: Eitarô Shindô, Sadako Sawamura


  • Director Kenji Mizoguchi
  • Scenario Yoshikata Yoda, Kenji Mizoguchi
  • Original work author Ihara Saikaku
  • Photo director Yoshimi Hirano
  • Original music Ichirô Saitô
  • Producer Hideo Koi
  • Production Compagny Koi Productions, Shintoho Film Distribution Committee
  • Distributor Toho Company

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1952
  • Release date for France08/14/1954
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageJapanese
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