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The Oil-Hell Murder

Onna goroshi abura no jigoku

Directed by Hideo Gosha
Japan, 1992


The indolent son of an oil vendor becomes a regular customer of a prostitute and racks up a mountain of debt, and is disowned by his parents. He seeks refuge with a kindly young married woman, but his pleas escalate into an heated argument which ends in bloodshed.

The Oil-Hell Murder Directed by Hideo Gosha

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1993 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1993 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actress

1993 | 3 nominations including: Best Cinematography

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