DirectorShohei Imamura Music directorToshiro Mayuzumi
WriterShinji Fujiwara, Keiji Hasebe, Shohei Imamura Release date28 June 1964 (1964-06-28) (Japan) ScreenplayShohei Imamura, Keiji Hasebe CastMasumi Harukawa (Sadako Takahashi), Kô Nishimura (Koichi Takahashi), Shigeru Tsuyuguchi (Hiraoko), Yûko Kusunoki (Yoshiko Masuda), Ranko Akagi (Tadae Takahashi) Similar moviesAll Ladies Do It, The Voyeur, The Key, Zandalee, Knock Knock, A Little Chaos
Intentions of murder 1964 train station tracking shot
Unholy Desire or Intentions of Murder(赤い殺意,Akai Satsui, literally "Red Murderous Intent") is a 1964 Japanese film by director Shohei Imamura. This film embodies many of the central interests in Imamura's career including strong, lower-class women who survive in spite of their oppressive surroundings, and an earthy, humorous approach to sex.
The film tells the story of a dull, plump housewife living in poverty with a common-law husband. After being raped by a thief, she is repeatedly accosted by him as he falls madly in love with her. Stuck between her adulterous, unloving husband and the rapist she struggles to find happiness.