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The Eel


Koji Yakusho, Misa Shimizu, Akira Emoto, Fujio Tokita View All


Sh?hei Imamura (Director), Sh?hei Imamura (Writer), Daisuke Tengan (Writer), Motofumi Tomikawa (Writer) View All

Release: May 12th, 1997
Runtime: 1 hour, 57 minutes
White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a barber in prison) and talks almost to no-one except for the eel he "befriended" in prison. One day he finds the unconscious body of Keiko, who attempted suicide and reminds him of his wife. She starts to work...


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