Eiko matsuda in the realm of the senses

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In the Realm of the Senses

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In the Realm of the Senses Ai no corrida , by the always provocative Japanese director Nagisa Oshima, remains one of the most controversial films of all time. Based on a true incident, it graphically depicts the all-consuming, transcendent—but ultimately destructive—love of a man and a woman Tatsuya Fuji and Eiko Matsuda living in an era of ever escalating imperialism and governmental control. Less a work of pornography than of politics, In the Realm of the Senses is a brave, taboo-breaking milestone, still censored in its own country. By Donald Richie. Like any top ten list in any discipline by anyone privileged enough to be asked to catalog his professional indulgences for public viewing, the following list is deeply meaningful and truly meaningless. For Oshima, film was a form of activism, a way of shaking up the status quo.

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It was grand. She descended the staircase—itself a large affair that ended right in the middle of the customers. From where, no one ever knew. Some said that her lair was up there on the second floor, full of old photographs and overstuffed furniture.
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