Japanese intertitles only
After falling in love with a courtesan, Rikiya is blinded by ash during a fight in a brothel. Believing the blindness permanent and his opponent dead, Rikiya goes back home to his sister. Okiku, desperate to protect her brother who thinks himself a murderer, wants to sacrifice herself for him and become a prostitute to pay for Rikiya’s treatment.
Initial release: May 11, 1928 (Japan)
Director: Teinosuke Kinugasa
Screenplay: Teinosuke Kinugasa
Story by: Teinosuke Kinugasa
Cinematography: Kôhei Sugiyama
Cast: Yoshie Nakagawa, Yukiko Ogawa, Akiko Chihaya