Back to All Events


Director: Yasuzo Masumura, 1964.
Japan, 92 minutes.
Japanese with English subtitles.

Love, seduction, obsession, dependence, jealousy, betrayal, doubt. 

A wealthy housewife, Sonoko, in a marriage of convenience to a salaryman husband, meets and takes an interest in another woman, Mitsuko. The two quickly become lovers, but the affair arouses the suspicions of their respective men. Under Mitsuko's spell Sonoko and Mitsuko's fiancΓ© develop a love triangle quickly overwhelmed by jealousy, doubt, blood oaths, and a obsessive paranoia. The lovers live in polite hostility, driven by constant obsession and paranoia ending in tragedy.

Earlier Event: February 13
Chong (Lewd Lizard)
Later Event: February 14
Wedding in White