In the Realm of the Senses

Genre:  Romance
Release year:  2002

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
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In 1936, in the midst of rising Japanese militarism, a former prostitute, Sada, goes to work as a maid in a brothel. The house's handsome owner, Kichizo, soon begins to court her, and Sada eagerly returns his attentions. Their subsequent affair grows more and more intense until their sexual obsession threatens to destroy them both.

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  • 5 stars "One of the greatest films ever made. An erotic masterpiece that becomes more disturbing as it goes but the passion of the story is never overwhelmed. Lead actress Eiko Matsuda is scorching."
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