Empire Of Passion – Criterion [DVD] (1978) *NEW*

Empire Of Passion – Criterion [DVD] (1978) *NEW*


Still censored in its own country, Empire of Passion, by Japanese director Nagisa Oshima, remains one of the most controversial films of all time. A graphic portrayal of insatiable sexual desire, Oshima s film, set in 1936 and based on a true incident, depicts a man and a woman (Tatsuya Fuji and Eiko Matsuda) consumed by a transcendent, destructive love while living in an era of ever escalating imperialism and governmental control. Less a work of pornography than of politics, In the Realm of the Senses is a brave, taboo-breaking milestone.

1 in stock

Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist

Hauntings occur after a Japanese peasant woman (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) conspires with her young lover (Tatsuya Fuji) to kill her older husband.
Image result for plot summary empire of passion
Empire of Passion
Empire of Passion.jpg

Film poster
Directed by Nagisa Oshima
Produced by Anatole Dauman
Written by Nagisa Oshima
Itoko Nakamura
Starring Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Tatsuya Fuji
Takahiro Tamura
Takuzo Kawatani
Akiko Koyama
Music by Toru Takemitsu
Cinematography Yoshio Miyajima
Edited by Keiichi Uraoka
Oshima Nagisa Production
Distributed by Toho Towa
Release date
  • October 6, 1978 (Japan)
Running time
108 minutes
Country France
Language Japanese

Ready to ship in 1-3 business days from United States (US)

Weight 0.7 lbs
Dimensions 5.3 × 0.5 × 7.3 in


There are no reviews yet.

Add a review

Vendor Information

  • Store Name: MarketStop
  • Vendor: MarketStop
  • Address:
  • No ratings found yet!