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Sansho the Bailiff

DFI Cinema

للترجمة العربية اضغط على

/ Feature Narrative / Japan / 1955 / Black & White
In Japanese / Arabic, English subtitles
Rated: Parental guidance advised for viewers under the age of 15. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or over.

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A film of unparalleled beauty by the great Japanese Master Kenji Mizoguchi. While on a journey to visit their father, a banished governor, Zushio and Anju are attacked, separated from their mother, and sold as slaves to an estate managed by the brutal Sansho. The children grow up as slaves on the estate, but when Anju hears a newly acquired slave singing song that mentions their names, they realise their mother may still be alive and make plans to find her.

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