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The Oil Merchant’s Wife

Director
Shinobu Sakagami
Starring
Kinuo Yamada, Nozomi Fujikawa, Shingo Yasuda
DRAMA 95 mins

Adapted from the controversial play by a famed Japanese playwright, this frenzied tale of blood and lust chronicles the life and murder of the beautiful wife of a wealthy oil merchant in 18th century Japan.

(Japanese with English subtitles)

Based on the Bunraku play of the same name by famed dramatist Chikamatsu Monzaemon.


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