Sep 19

Midnight Invitation (1981) a.K.a Mayonaka no shôtaijô (真夜中の招待状)

midnight-invitation_coverKeiko Inagawa (Asami Kobayashi) pays a visit to neurologist Aizawa about her fiancé Tatsuo Tamura (Kaoru Kobayashi). A mysterious case involving the disappearance of Tatsuo’s three brothers, one after the other, is yet to be resolved and now Tatsuo, seized with the idea that he too may disappear, has had a nervous breakdown. Aizawa suggests that Tatsuo recount his dreams as a means of solving the mystery, since human beings have an instinct that foretells the near future in the form of a dream. Keiko and Tatsuo eventually discover that the three disappearances have a strange connection…
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Sep 12

Erotic Liaisons (1992) a.K.a Erotikkuna kankei (エロチックな関係)

eroticliasonsRie and Kishi runs a detective agency in Paris. Fallen flooding not directly and they supplement their budget with guiding Japanese tourists. This takes over when the crime boss Okuyama gives them the assignment to shadow his French mistress. Kishi falls head over heels for her while Okuyama has something weird in sight.
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Jun 13

Tokyo Strangler (2006)

tokyo_stranglerDanger lurks around every corner. A psychopathic serial killer is tying up, raping and murdering Tokyo’s sexy young women! Kathy is trying to divorce her husband, all the while conducting a hot affair with her divorce attorney, Sean. As she walks through the park one day, she witnesses the killer disposing of the dead body of his latest victim. The killer begins stalking her, throwing her otherwise normal life into a paranoid frenzy.Mr. Pink (Yutaka Ikejima) masterfully directs this suspenseful Pink-Film retelling of Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy.
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Mar 19

God.com (1998) aka Xie jiao feng bao

i95sflmm3lqlOfficer Chan (Louis Koo) investigates an apparent group suicide, in Kowloon, and uncovers a cult that goes by the name of The Church of the True God, led by a chap who calls himself Pope (Andrew Lin). The flatmate of one of the cult’s victims, Blonde Ying (Grace Lam), sneaks into the cult on police suggestion to dig up the truth; spiritualist copper Chiu (Anthony Wong) helps solve the case.
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Dec 17

The Discarnates (1988) aka Ijin-tachi to no natsu

disincarnatesHarada is a successful scenario writer, and his best buddy has just announced an intention to propose to Harada’s ex-wife. Recovering from the shock, Harada indulges in melancholy, mainly on his failure as a husband and father, and goes to a ‘Rakugo’ (sit-down comedy) show, where a friendly man in the audience invites him home. Harada is puzzled at the strong resemblance of this man and his wife to his own parents, who were killed nearly 30 years ago when he was twelve.
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