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Directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi • 1998 • Japan
Nobuhiko Obayashi, director of the cult horror/comedy HOUSE, gives his unique spin on the true story of Sada Abe, who strangled her lover and cut off his genitalia as a keepsake. Nagisa Oshima used the same notorious incident as the basis of his controversial IN THE REALM OF THE SENSES.