Restored: Gate of Hell (地獄門)(1953)

  • January 10, 2021 | 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM | Sunday
  • Oldham Theatre
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Be the first in Singapore to see the restored version of this critically-acclaimed Japanese tragedy about a samurai’s obsessive love for a married woman.


Original Title: Jigokumon / 地獄門
Directed by: Teinosuke Kinugasa
Runtime: 89 minutes
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Rating: PG (Some Violence) 


Academy Awards 1955

Cannes Film Festival 1954

Locarno International Film Festival 1954 

Extra reading by Stephen Prince on the legacy and restoration of the film


Sunday, 10 January, 4pm
Friday, 15 January, 8pm

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Celebrating the classics of Asian cinema and beyond, Restored is a regular series showcasing Asian films that have been meticulously preserved and restored by different institutions from across the world. The platform revisits these classics in a new light and allows them to be appreciated by new generations of audiences.

Bursting with passion and colour in every frame, Teinosuke Kinugasa’s period drama Gate of Hell tells the tragic tale of romantic obsession and unrequited love of a samurai who embarks on a frenzied quest to win the love of a married woman against all odds. 


Important Notice:

All patrons are encouraged to purchase your tickets online to be able to secure a seat. If you choose to purchase tickets or merchandise at Oldham Theatre’s box office, NETS payment is preferred.

Measures will be taken to ensure the health and safety of all patrons at Oldham Theatre. This includes wearing a mask at all times for both staff and patrons, temperature taking, TraceTogether logging and observance of social distancing around the theatre. Doors will open 20 minutes before showtime, so ensure you arrive early to register and take your temperature.