Rebellion for a Woman
Another brilliant entry in the Jidaigeki-genre from Kobayashi, who very well may be my favorite Japanese director of the old guard.
With a breathtaking cinematography and a cast that is working so well together, this is another epic about the hypocrisy of the feudal Japanese times.
As always in his movies, the forefront is the humanity that seems to crush on the harsh realism and crudeness of society. The lower your caste, the worse you're being…