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Street of Shame (1956) Five prostitutes work at Dreamland, in Tokyo's Yoshiwara district. As the Diet considers a ban on prostitution, the women's daily dramas play out. Each has dreams and motivations. Princess Yang Kwei-fei (1955) Japanese director Kenji Mizoguchi directed Princess Yang Kwei Fei. When first we see her, the "princess" (Machiko Kyo) is a mere servant girl. The reigning princess dies, and the emperor chooses the servant as his wife. Jealousy and back-stabbing doom this union from the start. The Crucified Lovers (1954) In 17th century Kyoto, Osan is married to Ishun, a wealthy miserly scroll-maker. When Osan is falsely accused of having an affair with the best worker, Mohei, the pair flee the city and declare their love for each other. Ishun orders his men to find them, and separate them to avoid public humiliation. The Woman in the Rumor (1954) Hatsuko Umabuchi is a widow who runs a prosperous geisha house in present day Kyoto. Her daughter Yukiko returns from Tokyo following a failed suicide attempt, after her lover found out about her mother's profession. Sansho the Bailiff (1954) In mediaeval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression. A Geisha (1953) In the post-war Gion district of Kyoto, the geisha Miyoharu agrees to apprentice the 16 year-old Eiko, whose mother was a former geisha

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UK14 Late Mizoguchi DVD Box Set DVD ( Akasen chitai / Y˘kihi / Chikamatsu monogatari / Uwasa no onna / Sansh˘ dayű / Gion bayashi / Ugetsu monogatari / Oyű-sama ) ( Street of Shame / Princess Yang Kwei-fei (Empress Yank Kwei Fei) ***Region 2 DVD.*** Will only $79.99