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In the Realm of the Senses

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Original title
Ai no korîda (L'Empire des Sens)
Running time
100 min.
Japan Japan
Nagisa Oshima
Minoru Miki
Hideo Ito
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Co-production Japan-France; Oshima Productions / Shibata Organisation (Tokio) / Argos Films (Paris)
Romance. Drama | Erotic. Based On A True Story. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
The film for which Oshima earned worldwide fame and marked a new era in the way sexuality was portrayed in cinema. The true story of Sada Abe, the woman who killed and castrated her lover, became in Oshima’s hands an out-and-out declaration of principles on the subversive power of sex.
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