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"A film of unparalleled beauty by the great Japanese Master Kenji Mizoguchi"
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Sansho the Bailiff, or Sansho Dayu, is a Japanese period drama from 1954 and is adapted from a short story by Mori Ogai. The film takes place during the Heian Era of Japan's governance and sees a kind governor being exiled to a far-off province. When his spouse and their two children try to reunite, they become separated after a conman tricks and enslaves them; while the mother is sold off to one area, the children are sent off to a slave camp. Whether the kids will survive or lose their humanity and empathy is for the audience to witness.

Sansho the Bailiff is an Drama movie that was released in 1954 and has a run time of 2 hr 4 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.4.

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| 1954 | 2 hr 4 min | 8.4/10
Kinuyo Tanaka, Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyôko Kagawa, Eitarô Shindô
Kenji Mizoguchi
Produced By
Masaichi Nagata