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8 Ratings

Original Sin

Shinde mo ii

Directed by Takashi Ishii
Japan, 1992


An extramarital affair between the wife of an estate agent and a 22 year old man.

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Original Sin Directed by Takashi Ishii

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1993 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

Thessaloniki Film Festival

1992 | Winner: Best Director

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1993 | Nominee: Best Actress

What are people saying?

  • Anthony De Luca's rating of the film Original Sin

    3.5 Say what you will about Ishii's work (the excessive violence – particularly towards women – is mighty hard to stomach) but there's no denying that this guy knows how to frame a shot. His use of colour, light and composition is at times outstanding. I can't decide whether he elevates trash cinema to the point of art or lowers artistic cinema to the point of trash. He bloody loves that name Nami.

  • Yokna HASEGAWA's rating of the film Original Sin

    dvd i bought first time of my life because i was fascinated by the Japanese original title "Shindemoii". its translated directly like "I never mind if I die(for this desire or love)" . this film wasn't defeated by its name. there's something innocent,living above the moral,words,even time.erotic film(like In the Realm of the Senses) often has the scene of playing kids,in this film everything rewinds to original sin.

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