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In the Realm of the Senses (Ai no korîda) (1976)

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Tatsuya Fuji Tatsuya Fuji
Kichizo Ishida
Eiko Matsuda Eiko Matsuda
Sada Abe
Yasuko Matsui Yasuko Matsui
Tagawa Inn Manager
Meika Seri Meika Seri
Matsuko
Kanae Kobayashi Kanae Kobayashi
Old geisha Kikuryû
Taiji Tonoyama Taiji Tonoyama
Old Beggar
Kyôji Kokonoe Kyôji Kokonoe
Teacher Ômiya


Written by
Kôji Wakamatsu Kôji Wakamatsu
uncredited


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A good movie

4 years, 6 months ago at Apr 25 8:48
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First of all, who are we kidding? The main reason either of us would watch this flick is above all because of its infamous reputation surrounded by controversy. Since I have always been interested in experimental movies, especially the ones pushing the envelop, I definitely wanted to check it out and I thought it was pretty good but it is definitely an acquired taste. Basically, it is an Art house... read more
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Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Release date: 1 April 1977
UPC: 720917521022
Tags: Japan (9), 1970s (8), 1976 (8), Pleasure (7), Drama (6), Egg (6), Japanese (5), Romance (5), Jealousy (4), Knife (4), Sadomasochism (4), Erotica (4), Sex (4), Exhibitionist (3), Controversy (3), Tragedy (3), Erotic (3), Nihilism (3), Obsessive Love (2), Female Frontal Nudity (2)
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