Odd Obsession

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Odd Obsession
Directed byKon Ichikawa
Produced byHiroaki Fujii
Masaichi Nagata
Written byKeiji Hasebe
Kon Ichikawa
Natto Wada
Based onThe Key (Tanizaki novel) by Junichirō Tanizaki
StarringMachiko Kyō
Tatsuya Nakadai
Ganjirō Nakamura
Jun Hamamura
Music byYasushi Akutagawa
CinematographyKazuo Miyagawa
Edited byHiroaki Fujii
Distributed byDaiei Film
Release date
  • 23 June 1959 (1959-06-23)
Running time
107 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

Odd Obsession (, Kagi, lit. "The Key") is a 1959 Japanese drama film directed by Kon Ichikawa. It was entered into the 1960 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Jury Prize.[1] It was based on the novel The Key, by Japanese novelist Junichirō Tanizaki.

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A man who suspects his wife is having an affair with his daughter's fiance places the two in dangerous situations in order to satisfy his voyeuristic curiosity.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Odd Obsession". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 16 February 2009.

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