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Double Suicide (Japanese Summer: Double Suicide) (Shinju ten no amijima) (1969)

Director: Masahiro Shinoda. Jihei has an affair and falls in love with the geisha, Koharu. His attempts to pay the price for her freedom bankrupts the family business. The town calls for divorce, and Jihei stands to lose his wife, children, and home. 105 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie DatabaseReviews and articles: Cavanaugh, Carole. "Eroticism in two dimensions: Shinoda Masahiro's Double suicide (1969)." In: Japanese cinema : texts and contexts / edited by Alastair Phillips and Julian Stringer. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007. (Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.J3 J27 2007)
Cornyetz, Nina. "Gazing Disinterestedly: Politicized Poetics in Double Suicide." differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies - Volume 12, Number 3, Fall 2001, pp. 101-127Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only
Reviews and articles: Cavanaugh, Carole. "Eroticism in two dimensions: Shinoda Masahiro's Double suicide (1969)." In: Japanese cinema : texts and contexts / edited by Alastair Phillips and Julian Stringer. London ; New York : Routledge, 2007. (Main (Gardner) Stacks PN1993.5.J3 J27 2007) Cornyetz, Nina. "Gazing Disinterestedly: Politicized Poetics in Double Suicide." differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies - Volume 12, Number 3, Fall 2001, pp. 101-127Full-text of this article / review is available:Berkeley users only

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