The Oil-Hell Murder (1992)

AKA : Onna goroshi abura no jigoku
Director : Hideo Gosha
Cast : Kanako Higuchi, Miwako Fujitani, Shin’ichi Tsutsumi
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
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The Oil-Hell Murder is a 1992 Japanese film directed by Hideo Gosha. It was Japan’s submission to the 65th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee. The story of murder, lust, custom, and violence centers around oil sellers in 18th century Osaka.

Okichi is the bored wife of a rich oil dealer. Yohei is a young man who is the son of Okichi’s former business partner. As a child, Okichi often cares the boy, but when his father dies, he moves away. Years later, he returns as a man, and Okichi becomes momentarily in love with him. But Kogiku, the beautiful daughter of a rival oil dealer is also in love with him. Okichi plans to clear her out. The problems escalate when Kogiku’s father finds out the relationship and he makes her marry a rich man, but she does not stop seeing Yohei.

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