Intentions of Murder
Shohei Imamura -- one of the progenitors of the Japanese new wave of filmmaking of the 1960s -- explores a favorite theme, the sensuality and resilience of women, is this tale of a downtrodden housewife's (Masumi Harukawa) unlikely path to independence. Using traditional narrative as well as his trademark flashbacks and dream sequences, Imamura paints a portrait of a woman who forges a relationship with her rapist to escape her current life.
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- Shohei Imamura
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; conversation between Shohei Imamura and critic Tadao Sato about the film; interview with critic and historian Tony Rayns.
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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