About

A passionate telling of the story of Sada Abe, a woman whose affair with her master led to an obsessive and ultimately destructive sexual relationship.

6.6
95
Directed by

Nagisa Ōshima

Written by

Nagisa Ōshima (Screenplay)
Kōji Wakamatsu (Screenplay)

Runtime

105 minutes

Country

Japan, France

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

pornography jealousy prostitution based on a true story brothel passion geisha 1930s longing deceived wife

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