The name of Oharu creates a dual nature in that you can be very generous All names are not equal. Oharu, the names you use create your life experiences. Episodes, Fellini · Tags: carnival of souls, ghost, juliet of the spirits, Kenji Mizoguchi, life of oharu, sansho the bailiff, the others, Ugetsu. An ambitious potter (Masayuki Mori) and his devoted spouse (Kinuyo Tanaka) as well as a kindred couple (Eitaro Ozawa, Mitsuko Mito) are torn apart by the. Mizoguchi loved to work with Tanaka, and the two had a long career together in films like Sansho: The Bailiff, and Life of Oharu. The women's. Structured episodically, Kenji Mizoguchi’s masterful downer follows a samurai’s daughter—played by the great Kinuyo Tanaka—through a lifetime of humiliation; the movie’s pessimism is so thorough and nuanced that it registers not as an attitude, but as a complete.