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Topic subjectSansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi, 1954)
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681750, Sansho the Bailiff (Mizoguchi, 1954)
Posted by will_5198, Sun Jul-06-14 04:44 PM
I'm a little indifferent to the Mizoguchi films I've seen so far (only this and Ugetsu Monogatari). His direction is very classical, and hits all the fundamentals perfectly...but the resulting parables are a bit cold, if not outright depressing. Amazing title for a movie, however.