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Empire of Passion

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Romance Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19781h 45mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: Revenge Ghost Country: France 

A young man has an affair with an older woman. He is very jealous of her husband and decides that they should kill him. One night, after the husband had plenty of sake to drink and was in bed, they strangle him and dump his body down a well. To avert any suspicions, she pretends her husband has gone off to Tokyo to work. For three years the wife and her lover secretly see each other. Finally, suspicions become very strong and people begin to gossip. To make matters worse, her husband's ghost begins to haunt her and the law arrives to investigate her husband's disappearance.Empire of Passion featuring Tatsuya Fuji and Kazuko Yoshiyuki is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (4,364 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Nagisa Ōshima


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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#4,167 Ranked Movie

#131 Ranked in Ghost Movies

#181 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#583 Ranked in Romance Movies

Empire of Passion has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (4,364 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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