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3.6
2,856 Ratings

In the Realm of the Senses

Ai no corrida

Directed by Nagisa Ôshima
Japan, 1976
Drama, Romance, Erotica

Synopsis

In one of the most controversial films of all time, a servant begins a passionate, dangerous affair with her master in pre-World War II Japan. This graphic tale of sexual obsession was based on the true story of Sada Abe.

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In the Realm of the Senses Directed by Nagisa Ôshima

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1976

Berlin International Film Festival

1990

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2013

BFI London Film Festival

1976 | Winner: Sutherland Trophy

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