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Empire of Passion

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Rated: 18+ (R)19781h 45mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: Revenge Ghost Mature Country: France 
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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 horror movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 80% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,247 votes).

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#7,921 Ranked Movie

#189 Ranked in Ghost Movies

#602 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#803 Ranked in Horror Movies

Empire of Passion has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 80% and a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.0 (3,247 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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