Sisters of the Gion (Gion no shimai) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Sisters of the Gion (Gion no shimai) Reviews

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February 26, 2013
The great Japanese director followed his tough-minded Osaka Elegy with an equally forceful but more subtle analysis of female subjugation.
July 7, 2010
Superbly acted, shot and scripted, this is searing stuff.
February 15, 2009
It is a brief movie, which is impressive considering how much of Japanese culture its critique assults, but it must be conceded that it loses a little of its potential richness as a result.
Full Review | Original Score: 70/100
January 11, 2008
This elegant, carefully directed tale shows Mizoguchi's early talents.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 5, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 22, 2004
This is a touching and comedic film.
June 19, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
The masterpiece of Kenji Mizoguchi's prewar period.
December 22, 2003
Mizoguchi presents similar themes MUCH more powerfully in Ugetsu or Sansho the Bailiff; here, it falls flat
| Original Score: 2/5
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