Guilty of Romance | TIFF

Guilty of Romance

Koi no tsumi (Japan)

Directed by:
Sion Sono
TIFF edition:

Izumi is married to a famous romantic novelist but their life seems just a simple repetition without romance. One day she decides to follow her desires and accepts to be a naked model that fakes sex in front of the camera. Soon she meets a mentor and starts selling her body to strangers but at home, she is still the wife she is supposed to be. A brutally murdered body is found in the love hotels district. The police tries to understand what happened.

Cannes 2011 (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs), Karlovy Vary 2011, Helsinki 2011, Pusan 2011, Hong Kong 2012