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Double Suicide

Shinjû: Ten no amijima

Directed by Masahiro Shinoda
Japan, 1969


In Masahiro Shinoda’s striking adaptation of a bunraku puppet play (featuring the music of famed composer Toru Takemitsu), a paper merchant sacrifices family, fortune, and ultimately life for his erotic obsession with a prostitute.

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