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Life of a Court Lady 1974

  • October 26, 1974
  • 120 mins
  • Akio Jissoji
  • Japanese

Set in 13th century Kyoto, where the Imperial court is under control of the clergy. Shijo was a peasant girl sold to a powerful daima as a concubine. Bored by her life in seclusion she starts an affair with State Councillor and the brother of a retired Emperor. Realising that she is only a plaything of the court, she becomes a nun and wanders the country.


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