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In the Realm of passion

In the Realm of passion

A Feature film by Nagisa Oshima

Produced by Argos Films

Release in France : 06/09/1978

    Synopsis

    In a village near Tokyo in 1895, Gisaburo, a rickshaw driver, comes home each night exhausted after his day's work and falls asleep without "honoring" his young wife Seki, who is left feeling frustrated. Young Toyoji returns to the village after serving military service and falls in love with Seki. One night, they make love, sparking a violent passion that leads the lovers to strangle Gisaburo after getting him drunk. They throw his body into a well in a nearby forest. A Franco-Japanese film.

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Argos Films

    French distribution :

    Argos Films

    Foreign production company :

    Oshima Productions

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    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    Anatole Dauman

    Foreign Producer :

    Nagisa Oshima

    Editor :

    Keiichi Urakoa

    Sound Mixer :

    Alex Pront

    Screenwriter :

    Nagisa Oshima

    Director of Photography :

    Yoshio Miyajima

    Music Composer :

    Toru Takemitsu

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Sexuality

    Production language :

    Japanese

    Coproducer countries :

    Japan, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1978

    French release :

    06/09/1978

    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    48012

    Visa issue date :

    16/01/1990

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1978

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1978)

    Selection

    Official Competition