Sansho The Bailiff (1954)
In Kenji Mizoguchi's poetic masterpiece, a young man in feudal Japan--a slave since childhood--plans an escape with his sister to search for his mother, who was sold into prostitution, and his father, an exiled governor. Yoshiaki Hanayagi, Kyoko Kagawa star. 124 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Japanese Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; interviews; more. In Japanese with English subtitles.