Issei Sagawa

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Born and raised in Japan, Sagawa took a degree in English literature from Wako University. A brilliant student, he was accepted to do post-graduate at the Sorbonne. In 1981, he killed and ate one of his fellow classmates, a beautiful woman named Renée Hartevelt. Once the murder was discovered, the judge declared Sagawa mentally deranged and unfit ... See full bio »

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(1996)
(2015)

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 1996 Weather Girl (Video)
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 2017 Caniba (Documentary)
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 2015 Fear Itself (Documentary)
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 2010 Interview with a Cannibal (Video documentary short)
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 2008 Fear Itself (TV Series)
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 2007 The Cannibal that Walked Free (TV Movie documentary)
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 1993 Excuse Me for Living (TV Movie documentary)
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The musical group Human Factors Lab released "Dinner with Renée" in 2004, inspired by the supper of Issei Sagawa and Renée Hartevelt (1955-1981). See more »

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