SION SONO (Love Exposure, Suicide Club, Himizu)
The a third installment in Sion Sono’s infamous “Hate Film” trilogy (Love Exposure, Cold Fish), Guilty of Romance is a noirish thriller that follows a female police detective (Miki Mizuno) as her investigation of a brutal murder draws her into mysterious sexual underworld of Tokyo. At the same time, the film explores the sexually frustrated housewife (Megumi Kagurazaka) who has come to the “love hotel district” to escape her patriarchal existence, and explore her own dark fantasies.
SPECIAL FEATURES: Includes two complete versions / cuts of the film, the standard International Cut (113 minutes), as well as the original Japanese Cut (144 minutes), previously unavailable in North America.
GENRE: CRIME DRAMA
LANGUAGE: JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 113 mins + 144 mins
ASPECT RATIO: 1.85:1 Aspect Ratio; COLOR