The Empire of Passion Movie Review 1976

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A peasant woman and her low-life lover kill the woman's husband, but find the future they planned with each other is not to be. The husband's ghost returns to haunt them, and destroy the passionate bond which led to the murder. Oshima's follow-up to "In the Realm of the Senses." In Japanese with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 110 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Revenge, Ghosts, Ghouls, & Goblins
Nagisa Oshima, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Tatsuya Fuji, Takahiro Tamura, Takuzo Kawatani
Nagisa Oshima


Cannes 1978: Director (Oshima).

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