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In the Realm of the Senses (Ai no corrida) (1976)

Directed by Nagisa Oshima. Set in 1936 and based on one of Japan's most notorious scandals, this erotic masterpiece is the story of Sada Abe, an ex-prostitute who becomes involved in an obsessive love affair with the master of the household where she is employed as a servant. 104 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database Originally rated X; subsequently recut to allow broader distribution with an NC-17 rating