The Lady Shogun and Her Men (‘oku)
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The Lady Shogun and Her Men (‘oku)
In the year 1716 a mysterious epidemic stickens men in the country of Japan, dropping the population of men to 1/4th of its prior state. With the drastic reduction of men, the gender roles have become reversed in Japan. Woman become the dominant members of society and males are sought out for the ability to produce children. A young man named Unoshin Mizuno (Kazunari Ninomiya) hopes to marry childhood sweetheart Onobu (Maki Horikita), but due to class differences realizes this is almost impossible. To raise his social status and also save his poor family, Unoshin Mizuno enters the Ohoku (inner… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Gender-reversal melodrama in feudal Japan lacks passion and conviction"
‑ Don Groves, sbs.com.au
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