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

Sisters of the Gion (Gion no shimai) Reviews

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December 22, 2003
Mizoguchi presents similar themes MUCH more powerfully in Ugetsu or Sansho the Bailiff; here, it falls flat
| Original Score: 2/5
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
February 26, 2013
The great Japanese director followed his tough-minded Osaka Elegy with an equally forceful but more subtle analysis of female subjugation.
January 1, 2000
The masterpiece of Kenji Mizoguchi's prewar period.
June 19, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
July 5, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 22, 2004
This is a touching and comedic film.
January 11, 2008
This elegant, carefully directed tale shows Mizoguchi's early talents.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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