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The Eel


Directed by Shôhei Imamura
Japan, 1997


White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover and kills her. After eight years in prison, he opens a barber shop and talks to no-one except for an eel he befriended in prison. One day he finds the unconscious body of Keiko, who attempted suicide and reminds him of his wife.

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The Eel Directed by Shôhei Imamura

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