Empire of Passion
- Japan / France
- 1h 46min
- Directed by: Nagisa Oshima
- Written by: Nagisa Oshima, Itoko Nakamura
- Cast: Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Tatsuya Fuji, Takahiro Tamura, Takuzo Kawatani, Akiko Koyama
- Language: Japanese
A companion piece to Oshima's 'In the Realm of the Senses', this tale of murderous guilt-hounded lovers is broadly similar in subject matter, yet different in treatment. An emphasis on indulgence is replaced by an emphasis on repression in this trenchant critique of Japanese society.
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