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The films of Kenji Mizoguchi

Document author(s):
Peter Scarlet
Document source:
Pacific Film Archive
Publication date:
1976 Apr 05
Document language:
English
Document type:
program note
Number of pages:
14
Document name subject:
Kenji Mizoguchi
Document contains:
bibliography and distribution co
Related films:
Film country(ies):
Hong Kong and Japan
Film language(s):
Japanese
Film production company:
Daiei Motion Picture Co. Ltd., Koi Productions, Shintoho Company Ltd., and Toho Kabushiki Kaisha
Film genre(s):
Adaptation, Biographical, Drama, Fallen woman, Family, Feature, Historical, Maternal melodrama, Melodrama, Romance, Social problem, Thriller, and Women
Film subject(s):
  • Adoption -- Japan -- Drama
  • Adultery -- Japan -- Drama
  • An, Lu-shan, 703-757 -- Drama
  • Artisans -- Japan -- 1600-1868 -- Drama
  • Buddhism -- Japan -- Drama
  • China -- History -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Drama
  • China -- Kings and rulers -- Drama
  • China -- Princes and princesses -- Drama
  • Dysfunctional families -- Japan -- Drama
  • Family life -- Japan -- Drama
  • Fatherless families -- Japan -- Drama
  • Female friendship -- Japan -- Drama
  • Folklore -- Japan -- Drama
  • Geishas -- Japan -- Drama
  • Honor -- Drama
  • Ihara, Saikaku, 1642-1693. Koshoku ichidaionna -- Film and video adaptations
  • Japan -- History -- 11th century -- Drama
  • Japan -- History -- Tokugawa Period, 1600-1868 -- Drama
  • Kawaguchi, Matsutaro, 1899- -- Film and video adaptations
  • Kyoto (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- 1600-1868 -- Drama
  • Legends -- Japan -- Drama
  • Loyalty -- Drama
  • Man-woman relationships -- Japan -- Drama
  • Married people -- Japan -- Drama
  • Mori, Ogai, 1862-1922. Sansho-dayu -- Film and video adaptations
  • Mothers and daughters -- Japan -- Drama
  • Nobility -- Japan -- Drama
  • Ooka, Shohei, 1909- . Musashino fujin -- Film and video adaptations
  • Potters -- Japan -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Japan -- 17th century -- Drama
  • Prostitutes -- Japan -- Drama
  • Prostitution -- Japan -- Drama
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Japan -- Drama
  • Samurai -- Japan -- 16th century -- Drama
  • Samurai -- Japan -- Drama
  • Sex and law -- Japan -- 1600-1868 -- Drama
  • Shibaki, Yoshiko, 1914- -- Film and video adaptations
  • Slavery -- Japan -- Drama
  • Social classes -- Japan -- Drama
  • Taira family -- Drama
  • Tang Hsuan-tsung, Emperor of China, 685-762 -- Drama
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Japan -- Drama
  • Ueda, Akinari, 1734-1809. Ugetsu monogatari -- Film and video adaptations
  • Women -- Japan -- Social conditions -- 17th century -- Drama
  • Women -- Japan -- Social conditions -- Drama
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Drama
  • Yang Kuei-fei -- Biography -- Drama
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