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    Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi • 1956 • Japan

    For his final film, Mizoguchi brought a lifetime of experience to bear on the heartbreaking tale of a brothel full of women whose dreams are constantly being shattered by the socioeconomic realities surrounding them. Set in Tokyo's Red Light District (t...

  • Conflagration

    Directed by Kon Ichikawa • 1958 • Japan
    Starring Raizo Ichikawa, Tatsuya Nakadai

    Adapted from a novel by Yukio Mishima and told in an intricate flashback structure, CONFLAGRATION dramatizes the psychological collapse of Goichi (Raizo Ichikawa), a young Buddhist acolyte from a dysfunctional f...

  • Floating Weeds

    Directed by Yasujiro Ozu • 1959 • Japan

    In 1959, Yasujiro Ozu remade his 1934 silent classic A STORY OF FLOATING WEEDS in color with the celebrated cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa (RASHOMON, UGETSU). Setting his later version in a seaside location, Ozu otherwise preserves the details of his ele...