The Life of Oharu

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  • Drama
Critics' pick
Once again, a heroine (Kinuyo Tanaka) turns forlornly to prostitution in a Mizoguchi film—but the poise and emotional wallop of this entry, one of the director’s best, make it a keeper. Kurosawa regular Toshiro Mifune appears in a small role as a samurai.
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