Stolen Desire

Oct 26, 2007

Shohei Imamura, Japan, 1958, 35mm, 92 min

STOLEN DESIRE is a pitch-perfect film noir about a gang of thieves who return to a formerly bombed out neighborhood to retrieve their buried stash of illegal morphine. But a pharmacy has been built on the burial site and they wind up renting the house across the street and tunneling into the pharmacy basement to steal back their money. STOLEN DESIRE is very dark but very funny.

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