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In the Realm of the Senses (1976) Watch Free

Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.

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Alex L 16 Sep 2011

Beautiful, shocking, gratuitous, intense, explicit, heartfelt, obsessive, vacuous, exciting, sad, romantic, engrossing, tragic, impressive...I could go on. I wish every time I see this, it was my first time.

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Daniel T 17 Feb 2010

Gets progressively more outlandish and shocking as it goes on, probably the most sexually explicit film in any sort of Art House canon (how the hell did this get an NC-17???), and all the boning and egg insertions make this quite an experience as exhausting as what the main actor has to put up with, who gets his dick hard like 11,000 times. But the art direction is also really nice and the ending was surprisingly moving in a bizarre surreal psychotic kind of way. The perfect date movie* *No.

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Firas M 16 Nov 2008

Intense is an understatement. I was never so uncomfortable in a theater as much as I was watching this. Shocking, funny and unsettling. So many emotions are stirred watching this yet it still manages to be thought provoking. A film that has yet to be available in Japan and one that even shocked the West when it screened. Oshima's rejection of limitations takes everything sexual to the unflinching extremities and then some. Groundbreaking and challenging, should not be watched by the feint of heart and a must watch for open minded film lovers. Im surprised its even gotten an NC-17. Or perhaps that's the edited DVD version?

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Sam S 02 Jun 2007

graphic tale of obsession... interesting!

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Adam B 28 Jul 2011

Most definitely one of the most sexually explicit films I've ever seen (and this isn't necessarily a bad thing) and an interesting study into and extremely obsessive relationship. It's easy to see why it caused such a stir upon its release, but I feel these types of films are important for illustrating the otherwise hidden aspects of humanity that are inside all of us, just more-so than others it seems. A very good film that deserves a fair chance.

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Kevin R 09 Jan 2008

Still banned in Japan. Its sexually graphic....arthouse porn with a great storyline based on how far a sexual relationship can go, how many taboo's can be broken, how far can it lead and what is the ultimate conclusion. And very daring and shocking for its time. There is a follow up to this film called 'In The Realm Of Passion'...

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aquel-dia d 29 Feb 2008

Hmm, interesting, very explicit, but tastefully so... How far can things go between two people in love/obsessed... What are the ules of this game... Is it real?

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Tomek S 31 May 2011

You are watching incredibly graphic sexual content This is not easy stuff and there is a lot of beauty in it. Whether it is immoral is, as usual, a subjective issue. Things then start to get bizarre. Things become increasingly intense and claustrophobic as the couple gradually experiment deeper in their ecstasy. It is a poetic voyage into the unknown. It simply is.

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Missy M 10 Jan 2008

ranks as one of the top ten craziest films i've ever seen

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Michael H 27 Nov 2010

Incredible. For some reason everyone has to argue on whether it's "pornography" or whether it's "art." Why can't it just be "artistic porn?"

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