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- Movie: Sada
- Romaji: Sada
- Japanese: Sada 戯作・阿部定の生涯
- Director: Nobuhiko Obayashi
- Writer: Yuko Nishizawa
- Producer: Hisao Nabeshima, Kyoko Obayashi
- Cinematographer: Noritaka Sakamoto
- Release Date: April 11, 1998
- Runtime: 132 min.
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
"Sada" follows the entire life of Sada Abe. From the age of 15 when she was raped, to her descent into prostitution, and the crime of passion which became a national sensation.
- Based on a true incident that was a national sensation in 1936. Sada Abe was a prostitute turned waitress who got into a heated love affair with her married employer Kichizo Ishida. The couple would have marathon love making sessions that would last for days. Eventually Sada choked Kichizo to death - due to her account that she could not bear the though of him with other women - and then castrated his penis. She then placed the penis in her handbag before fleeing.
- Related titles (also based on the life of Sada Abe):
- A Woman Called Sada Abe | Jitsuroku Abe Sada (1975)
- In the Realm of the Senses | Ai no corrida (1976)
- Sada (1998)
- Johnen | Johnen Sada no Ai Yori (2008)
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