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Jitsuroku Abe Sada (1975)

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Kishizô Ishida
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Osato
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8 February 1975 (Japan)  »

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A Woman Called Sada Abe  »

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Version of Sada: Gesaku · Abe Sada no shôgai (1998) See more »

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Dark tale of eros, blood and obsession
10 April 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

This is the earlier version of the same true story used for the highly-acclaimed and controversial IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES. This version is bloodier but less sexually explicit. Whereas the death of Ishida was the climax of Oshima's film, here it happens halfway through and then the focus is completely on the grief and longing of Sada Abe for her dead lover. High caliber acting and photography give this shocking story a sheen of artistic quality lacking in most erotic filmmaking.


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