Austin Film Society: Japanese Master Filmmakers: Utamaro and His Five Women
Not rated, 106 min. Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi., Starring Minosuke Bandô.
As a filmmaker, one of Mizoguchi's great strengths was his full-blooded portraits of Japanese women. In this film, the life of a prominent, 18th century artist is intertwined with the lives of the many women he paints and observes.
No current showings of this film.