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A woman passed out on her bed with a doctor looking worried.
Odd Obsession


Presented by The Japan Foundation and ACMI

Odd Obsession

Unclassified 15+
Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

29 Nov

Odd Obsession is a captivating blend of satire and drama following elderly man Kenmochi’s attempts to satisfy his captivating, younger wife.

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  • When ‘potency’ injections fail, Kenmochi incites his own jealousy by orchestrating an affair between his wife and his daughter’s fiancé. With dazzling imagery, rich irony and superb acting, Odd Obsession illuminates the ongoing battle between personal desire and societal convention.

    Winner of the Cannes Special Jury Prize in 1960.

    Odd Obsession is screened as part of the Japanese Film Festival's Kon Ichikawa Retrospective.