Vengeance Is Mine (1979)
Average Rating: 7.7/10
Reviews Counted: 5
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 0
No consensus yet.
Release Date: Oct 17, 1979 Limited
Average Rating: 4.1/5
User Ratings: 2,361
Based on the true story, 'Vengeance is Mine' is the story of Iwao Enokizu and his murderous rampage which sparked a 78-day nationwide manhunt. Enokizu is a day-laborer and smalltime con-artist who, after killing two of his co-workers, embarks on a psychopathic spree of rape and murder. Eluding the police and public, Japan's infamous "King of Criminals" passes himself off as a Kyoto University professor, only to become entangled with an innkeeper and her perverted mother.
Oct 17, 1979 Limited
May 15, 2007
Shochiku Films Ltd.
No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.
as messy as murder itself, Vengeance is Mine maps out the darker corners of a nation in transition and unwilling to confront its past directly.
In Vengeance Is Mine, Imamura seeks to demarcate a position outside of all of the conventional Japanese identity, and so his viewpoint, like Enokizu, evades capture.
Audience Reviews for Vengeance Is Mine
Discuss Vengeance Is Mine on our Movie forum!
Featured on RT
- La Vengeance est à moi (FR)