The Empire of Passion
The Empire of Passion ★★★ In the Realm of Passion 1976
A peasant woman and her low-life lover kill the woman's husband, but find the future they planned with each other is not to be. The husband's ghost returns to haunt them, and destroy the passionate bond which led to the murder. Oshima's follow-up to “In the Realm of the Senses.” In Japanese with English subtitles. 110m/C VHS, DVD . JP Nagisa Oshima, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Tatsuya Fuji, Takahiro Tamura, Takuzo Kawatani; D: Nagisa Oshima. Cannes '78: Director (Oshima).