Sansho the Bailiff

山椒大夫
by Kenji Mizoguchi2h041954Japan

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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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  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Daiei Studios
    • Director : Kenji Mizoguchi
    • Scenario : Yoshikata Yoda, Fuji Yahiro
    • Photo Director : Kazuo Miyagawa
    • Producer : Masaichi Nagata
    • Original Music : Fumio Hayasaka, Kinshichi Kodera, Tamekichi Mochizuki
    • Set Decoration : Kosaburô Nakajima
    • Editing : Mitsuzô Miyata
    • Costume Design : Shima Yoshizane
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1954
    • French release date : 5 octobre 1960
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : Japanese

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