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Double Suicide

1969 Rated NR 1hr 44m

Racking up Best Picture and Best Actress awards in the Japanese equivalent of the Oscars, this acclaimed drama from director Masahiro Shinoda tells the story of a tragic love affair between a married merchant (Kichiemon Nakamura) and a prostitute (Shima Iwashita). Based on an 18th-century Bunraku puppet play, the film follows the increasingly desperate lovers as they enter into a suicide pact when society offers them no hope for happiness.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Japanese: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.