The Eel | 1998

Drama, Adaptation
Eight years after hacking to death his wife and her lover with a fishing knife, a man is released from prison and tries to start his life anew. He moves to a provincial village, opens a barbershop, spends time with his ...more

Cast

... Takuro Yamashita

Actor

... Keiko Hattori

Actor

... Jiro Nakajima

Actor

... Misako--Nakajima's Wife

Actor

... Jukichi Takada--Carpenter

Actor

... Tamotsu Takasaki--Ex-Convict

Actor

... Yuji Nozawa--Yakuza

Actor

... Masaki Saito--UFO Freak

Actor

... Seitaro Misato--Cop

Actor

... Fumie Hattori--Keiko's Mother

Actor

... Eji Dojima

Actor

... Hospito Doctor

Actor

Company

Cinema Japanesque

Production Company

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Imamura Productions

Production Company

KSS Inc

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Synopsis

Eight years after hacking to death his wife and her lover with a fishing knife, a man is released from prison and tries to start his life anew. He moves to a provincial village, opens a barbershop, spends time with his pet eel, and saves the life of a young woman who has attempted suicide.

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