Empire of Passion
In a late-19th-century Japanese village, peasant Seki (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) and her lover, Toyoji (Tatsuya Fuji), plot to kill Seki's husband and throw his body in a well, but the consequences of their crime exact a heavy toll on the guilt-ridden couple. A police inspector and the ghost of the husband aren't helping matters, either. Japanese auteur Nagisa Oshima won Best Director at the 1978 Cannes Film Festival for this spooky romantic film.
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- Nagisa Ôshima
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; video essay by Catherine Russell; cast and crew interviews.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it