Ju Dou

13/10/2008
  |  Book Tickets: 22/08/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 13/10/2008
  |  94 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC

Synopsis

In the 1920s a young girl becomes the third wife of a brutal and impotent elderly dye-works owner. She begins an affair with her husband's nephew and becomes pregnant, giving her husband the heir he has longed for. When an old man is paralysed after an accident, his wife and nephew continue their affair in the open, spurring him to revenge. Winner of the Golden Hugo at the 1990 Chicago Film Festival, the Luis Bunuel Prize at the Cannes Festival 1990, the Golden Spike at the Valladoid Film Festival 1990 and Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Film 1991.

Contains moderate sex references and violence and strong language
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