« Deadly Sins »: Gluttony


a documentary film : « Deadly Sins »: Gluttony
Director : Laurent Portes & Frank Guerin
Length : 52'
Year : 2007
Producer : Daniel Leconte

Abstract

« It’s been an obsession ever since my childhood. I dreamt about it, I just had to do it… ». This is how Issei Sagawa explained what had led him to murder a young Dutch student and eat her flesh. Declared psychologically irresponsible for his acts, he was at first interned at a hospital in Villejuif before being sent back to Japan. Other experts then deemed him to be sane, and he was released. He is now a free man…