The Eel, DVD DVD



Award-winning drama from director Shohei Imamura. Takura (Koji Yakusho) murders his wife after finding her in bed with another man.

After his release from prison, he takes a job as a hairdresser in a quiet town, and isolates himself from the rest of the community.

Seemingly content to spend the rest of his life alone, his routine is disturbed by a young woman who has her own demons to battle.

The film won the Cannes Palme d'Or in 1997.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (18)
  • EAN: 5021866510309
  • Catalogue number: ART510DVD
  • Studio: Artificial Eye
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  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: Colour


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