Belladonna of Sadness

KANASHIMI NO BELLADONNA

1973 89 min. Japan Shigeru Yamazaki

Retrospective: Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani

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Production
Osamu Tezuka

Director
Shigeru Yamazaki

Screenwriter
Yoshiyuki Fukuda

Synopsis
Jeanne, a newlywed young peasant girl, is violently raped by the local lord. The brutal event brings immediate consequences in her life, from her husband's repulse to growing mental instability. She makes then a deal with the devil to obtain magic powers which she uses to lead a rebellion in the village and take revenge on her rapist...

Format
DCP, Color

International Sales
Gold View

Filmography
FILMOGRAFÍA SELECCIONADA / SELECTED FILMOGRAPHY:

1985 ÔDÎN - KÔSHI HOBUNE STÂRAITO / ODIN
1984 OSHIN
1973 KANASHIMI NO BELLADONNA / BELLADONNA OF SADNESS
1970 KUREOPATORA / CLEOPATRA
1969 SEN’YA ICHIYA MONOGATARI / ONE THOUSAND AND ONE ARABIAN NIGHTS

Copia restaurada / Restored Print
Arbelos

Notes
Festivals: Berlin, Sitges, Annecy

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