HANA CHIRINU (1938)

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Alternative titles

  • The BLOSSOMS HAVE FALLEN Alternative

Synopsis

Set in a geisha house in Kyoto during an episode of the Meiji restoration. The women are shown as helpless witnesses of history. Shot in a single, confined set and with an all-female cast. A study in character & environment, ending with the roar of guns as the outside world intrudes on these private lives.

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