Jan 03

Dirty Hero (1982) aka Yogoreta eiyû

Akio man Kitano bet on 0.1 seconds of ecstasy. He is a loner that does not belong anywhere in the team that crawled up from loneliness in the two-wheel racer of legend. Herd of beauty around him – designer, zaibatsu daughter, a banker’s wife, neither merely a tool. For Kitano, run it, and race action movie of a different color due to the I! Haruki Kadokawa-first coach was all that to become a world champion fast.

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Aug 28

From Orion’s Testimony: Formula for Murder (1978) aka Orion no satsui yori – Joji no houteishiki

Toshihiko’s father, Kozo is a conservative egoist who runs a jeweler and is trying to hold down people with financial strength. Therefore, Toshihiko’s mother · son also can divorce without being able to endure Kozo’s domineering. Since then Toshihiko had an antipathy to Kozo. Eventually Kozo will welcome young and beautiful Asako to his wife. As Toshihiko embraces her feelings of thought to Asako, he sees opportunities for revenge on Kozo. As Toshihiko Asako occasionally confused in going silently and going out, she traps her. And Asako secretly met with Mr. Kitahata of an old lover …

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Jun 02

Prostitute (1983) aka Oiran

oiran.1983In the 19th century, a Japanese prostitute is about to move to America with her lover when he dies. Saddened, she moves to America alone and becomes a succesful prostitute. However, her dead lover reappears on her knee as a mole, which she kisses. Her customers, feeling that this is weird, abandon her; she asks her husband to return to the spirit world, on the condition that she would never marry again. He returns, but a few months later she marries an American millionaire. On the night of their honeymoon, the prostitute’s vagina is possessed by the vengeful spirit of the dead lover, which causes the millionaire’s penis great pain…

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Apr 03

The Key (1997) aka Kagi

Ikuko is a mature, reserved Kyoto woman married for many years to a respectable, now-middle-aged man. The only problem in their relationship has been that her husband is dissatisfied with her lack of passion during lovemaking. All this changes after they meet the young Mr. Kimura. After the three spend the evening drinking together and Kimura has gone home, Ikuko’s husband discovers that his wife, in her alcohol-induced haze, has become far more passionate than she ever was before. The one drawback, however, is that her ardor is clearly fueled by Kimura, and not by him. Though he decides that his wife’s new- found passion is worth this unusual price, the long-term consequences may be more than he bargained for.

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Jan 18

The Sea Is Watching (2002) aka Umi wa miteita

19th century. Oshin is a prostitute in a brothel of a red-light district. A disgraced samurai, Fusanosuke, rushes in the brothel seeking for a refuge, because he had wounded a powerful samurai. Oshin hides him from the authorities and falls in love with him, against an older prostitute’s, Kikuno’s, misgiving. Fusanosuke advises Oshin to cleanse herself by giving up her line of work. Believing falsely that this is a promise for marriage, she turns her customers over to the other prostitutes, who are happy to help her. Funasukoke leaves to be reconciled to his family, but, when he returns, he reveals that he is engaged and is going to marry his fiancé. Some time later a desperate itinerant, Ryosuke, appears and Oshin falls in love again. Meanwhile, an older man asks Kikuno to buy her contract and marry her, but she is entangled with an old abusive customer of hers. One night, while the madam of the brothel is away to thermal baths, a storm hits the area and everybody tries to flee. …

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