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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

Empire of Passion

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In the late 19th century, in a remote village in Japan, a poor young peasant called Toyoji and Seki, the forty-something wife of a house-to-house blade-grinder, fall in love in spite of their age difference. In a bid for freedom, they decide to murder the troublesome husband. But the victim's ghost soon appears. Nagisa Oshima was awarded Best Director at the 1978 Festival de Cannes.

  • Fiction
  • Japan, France
  • 1978 | 105 min. | Colour
  • Language : Japanese
  • Subtitles : Français
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Itoko Nakamura
Nagisa Ôshima
Cinematography
Yoshio Miyajima
Editing
Keiichi Uraoka
Music
Tôru Takemitsu
Sound
Tetsuo Yasuda
Alex Pront
Cast
Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Takahiro Tamura
Takuzô Kawatani
Akiko Koyama
Tatsuya Fuji
Producer
Anatole Dauman
Production Company
, Argos Films
, Oshima Productions
Nagisa Ôshima
Japan, 1932 - 2013
Filmobiography
1959 Ai to kibô no machi (first of 50 films)
1960 Seishun zankoku monogatari
1972 Natsu no imoto
1976 Ai no korida
1983 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
1986 Max mon amour
1999 Tabou
   
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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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