Vengeance Is Mine

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Based on a novel spawned from a true incident, VENGEANCE IS MINE immediately calls upon comparison to IN COLD BLOOD. Like the earlier American film, this one is a methodical retelling of criminal violence. The narrative leaps about in flashback form as it details the events that have shaped the life of brutish Ogata. Events from his deprived childhood,...read more

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Based on a novel spawned from a true incident, VENGEANCE IS MINE immediately calls upon comparison to IN COLD BLOOD. Like the earlier American film, this one is a methodical retelling of criminal violence. The narrative leaps about in flashback form as it details the events that have

shaped the life of brutish Ogata. Events from his deprived childhood, a stay in prison, and a mistrusting marriage are depicted as being the possible causes that have led him to brutally murder two men in an act of anger and rebellion against a society from which Ogata feels estranged. Director

Imamura effectively portrays some of the more negative aspects of the forces that have shaped modern Japanese people. In this manner the picture resembles his chilling films of teenage wanderlust made in the 1950s. (In Japanese; English subtitles.)

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Based on a novel spawned from a true incident, VENGEANCE IS MINE immediately calls upon comparison to IN COLD BLOOD. Like the earlier American film, this one is a methodical retelling of criminal violence. The narrative leaps about in flashback form as it… (more)

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