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Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi
Isuzu Yamada, Seiichi Takegawa, Chiyoko Okura, Shinpachiro Asaka, Benkei Shiganoya
Bearing the burden of her father's debt and desperate to pay for the completion of her brother’s education, young Ayako becomes a mistress to her employer. Mizoguchi’s uncompromising critique of the inequalities between the sexes features a superb performance by Isuzu Yamada and marked the director’s first collaboration with screenwriter Yoshikata Yoda.
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