The Thin Line (1967)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |  
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In this dark Japanese drama, a young married man accidentally kills his lover during a passionate moment. Compounding matters is the fact that the woman was his best friend's wife. Eventually his conscience forces him to confess, but before he can, his own wife, worried about saving face in their community, poisons him.

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bourgeois, death, extramarital-affair, family, friendship, guilt, honor [recognition], hypocrisy, Japan, killing, love, lover, love-triangle, murder, passion, poison, wife