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Film Fest Gent - L'Empire des sens
Archived: L'Empire des sens - Ai no korrida (1976)

director: Nagisa Ôshima

composer: Minoru Miki
With: Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, a.o.

Film Fest Gent - L'Empire des sens

"Banned, butchered, debated, and denounced when it was released - it caused riots in Cannes, was forbidden in Ontario and severely censored in its home country - Nagisa Ôshima's ferocious tale of sexual obsession now takes its place as a classic of world cinema. Hard core sex, hard core politics, thrilling cinema." (James Quandt)


director: Nagisa Ôshima
composer: Minoru Miki
producer: Anatole Dauman

production company: Argos Films

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country: Japan
year: 1976


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
1979:Empire of Passion
1974:The Ceremony
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