May 31

Curse (1988) AKA Chu nu jiang

01Ma is married to a bad-tempered old basttard in a wheelchair, but also loves a young man. When he is killed by her equally awful cousin, Ma has a spell cast to keep her at the same age until her lover reincarnates. Forty years on, Ma (now Maria) has not aged, and she finds him. But he (now named Robert) is happily married to Amy. When Robert travels to Manila, Maria follows him, and finds a sorcerer to cast a love spell. Amy finds out, and tries to take her husband back.

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May 30

Private Collections (1979) a.K.a Collections privées

1000x1000Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he’s found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He decides to erase his signs of distress and remain on the island. What awaits? In the second, an adolescent searches for the words of a nursery rime he remembers bits of. His journey takes him into dreams, sexual awakening, and Oedipal fantasy. Third, a man of wealth in late-nineteenth century Paris hires a prostitute for the night. She’s also cabaret performer and takes him to her room. He fears he’s about to be robbed. What’s her secret?
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May 30

Second Mother (2014) AKA 두 번째 엄마

middle_1419994727.jpgHee-ran was a karaoke mistress when she first met Se-min through a marriage consultant company. He suggests they should have a contract marriage; she would get paid every month for being his wife and Se-gyu’s mother. Hee-ran thinks this is a good deal but unlike her thoughts, being married is boring. Se-min only needs her at night and Se-gyu has a crush on Hee-ran who is like an older sister but hides it by being nasty. One day, Hee-ran meets Se-min’s friend Tae-yeong and falls for him. In the end, Hee-ran and Se-min break up…
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May 29

All Of A Sudden (1996)AKA 惊变 Hight Quality

All-of-a-suddenLin Guocai and Miao Keyi was an admirable couple. Lin appeared to be a very loving husband, but in fact he was having an affair with his assistant Stella. He even contemplated to murder his wife for her sumptuous wealth which was worth over billions. One day, Miao was kidnapped by Stella’s husband Pang, whose initial plan was to beat Lin up. He hid Miao in a rented boat and left. Miao was almost raped by the vicious boat keeper Biao. Fortunately, she was saved by Pang and they became friends. It wasn’t long when Pang gradually discovered he has fallen in love with Miao….. Continue reading

May 29

Dark Room (1983) a.K.a Anshitsu

803329_1Nakata, a writer, lives with the painful memory of the death of his wife, whose life was cut short a few years earlier. Was it an accident or was it suicide? Doubt persists. In order to escape his guilty conscience, Nakata gives up on marriage and fatherhood. Thus freed, he embarks on an obsessive sexual jeorney and records his adventures in a book, “The Dark Room”. A philisophical essay on sexuality, reproduction and the fate of mankind. Continue reading