An obvious pink film knock-off of the “JOSHÛU SASORI” series. with much more emphasis on sex.
Reiko Ike’s first appearance in a Nikkatsu film.
Another fantastic work from Japanese genius director Masahiro Shinoda. Based on novel by Shintaro Ishihara, this is a human drama about the complex relationship of parent and child. Haruo spends his time working in a university hospital when he meets a childhood friend. He decides to poison his friend’s lover. On the other hand Haruo’s long estranged mother wishes to make amends with her lost son.
A yakuza boss is killed by a rival, and his widow is sent to prison after trying to kill his murderer. Freed after several years, she goes on the warpath again, but now the rival boss has hired a nihilistic thug to protect himself.
Based on the novel Ukonshi Kujira by author Yamanouchi Yukio, Mochizuki Rokuro’s third in his yakuza trilogy depicts a country girl falling in love with a street-level down and dirty thug whose lifestyle is outside of the conventions of class and the law.
An extraordinary group of action stars join up together as elite college graduates in the 1950’s who commit perfect financial crimes through legal loopholes. Starring the great Natsuyagi Isao and Chiba Shinichi, along with legendary samurai star Amachi Shigeru. As with all things in life, nothing is perfect. Will justice prevail or is there really a perfect crime? Edge of the seat suspense highlights this superb crime drama!
After helping a pregnant girl escape from their reform school and facing the resulting punishment, a clique of delinquent girls eventually reunites a year later in Tokyo to face different challenges in the form of yakuza and… street vendors.
Haruna is a high school student whose, school-mates, school and life is topsy turvy and often tragic. One of her classmates is the homosexual Ichiro. The boy is often bullied, derided and beaten. He has the scars to show for it. Haruna stands by Ichiro’s side and comes to know Ichiro’s secret. Then they discover a corpse by a river beside the tall grass.