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Yoshiwara Enjo


In their unremitting worldwide quest to ensure that puritan values are observed wherever they have influence, the Americans occupying Japan outlawed the famous Yoshiwara District in Tokyo, where prostitution had been legal for many hundreds of years. However, long before that international disaster, a fire destroyed most of the district in 1911. This lavishly produced film explores the career of a young girl who was sold into prostitution in 1908 up to the time of the fire in 1911. In the story of this...more