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Film Fest Gent - Empire of Passion
Archived: Empire of Passion - Ai no borei (1978)

director: Nagisa Ôshima

composer: Tôru Takemitsu
With: Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Takahiro Tamura, a.o.


A married woman and her lover murder her husband and dump his body into a well. After a while, his ghost comes to haunt them while the local gossip grows stronger.


director: Nagisa Ôshima
composer: Tôru Takemitsu
producer: Anatole Dauman

production company: Argos Films

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country: Japan
year: 1978


NAGISA ÔSHIMA (1932-2013): Tomorrow's Sun (1959, short), A Town of Love and Hope (1959), Naked Youth (1960), The Sun's Burial (1960), Night and Fog in Japan (1960), The Catch (1961), Shiro Amakusa, the Christian Rebel (1962), Pleasures of the Flesh (1965), Diary of Yunbogi (1965, short), Violence at Noon (1966), Band of Ninja (1967), Sing a Song of Sex (1967), Japanes Summer: Double Suicide (1967), Three Resurrected Drunkards (1968), Death by Hanging (1968), Boy (1969),… Show more

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Other festival films by director Nagisa Ôshima

2016:Death by Hanging
2016:L'Empire des sens
2016:Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
2016:The Ceremony
1997:L'Empire des sens
1974:The Ceremony
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