The Life of Oharu

05/06/1995
  |  Buy to Own: 09/10/2006
  |  133 min
Rated PG by the BBFC
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Synopsis

In 17th century Japan, Oharu (Kinuyo Tanaka) loses her honour when she is defiled by a samurai. Her father then forces her to become the mistress of a great lord. However, once she has provided a male heir, Oharu is thrown out of the palace and descends into a life of degradation and poverty.