Shinobugawa depicts the emerging love of a student, identified only as “I”, for a young waitress named Shino.
A woman fatally beautiful, burns with hidden passion! Jong-sup (Shin Seong-il) who has been raising his only son by himself after his wife died, also loses his son to an unfortunate accident. Then he finds out he’s got cancer and only has 6 months to live. Jong-sup doesn’t want to lose his dignity until the moment he dies so he hires a caregiver who is Yeon-hwa (Bae Seul-ki). Seeing her carry out all of his picky demands, Jong-sup feels attracted to her and it grows big enough to wake up the desire inside him. However, despite Jong-sup, Yeon-hwa weakens him further by being more and more charming with every moment. Just when Jong-sup decides he can’t take it any more, he faces an unbelievable truth.
(1) “A Time for Love”: In 1966, in Kaohsiung, Chen meets May playing pool in a bar when he is joining the army. He sends letters to her and he comes to the bar to meet her again in his leave. However, May had traveled to another place and Chen seeks her out. (2) “A Time for Freedom”: In 1911, in Dadaochend, the writer Mr. Chang works for Mr. Liang and frequently travels to a brothel, where he meets the singer. He financially helps the courtesan Ah Mei to become a concubine. When the singer asks him if he would help her to leave the brothel, there is no answer. (3) “A Time for Youth”: In 2005, in Taipei, the messy relationship of the photographer Zhen, his girlfriend Jing and a bisexual singer.
Akemi works part time to support herself and her lazy husband. One day she meets an old friend and the friend’s husband. She becomes aggravated during their conversation when the couple suggest that Akemi’s husband’s irresponsible behavior is justifiable. As her frustration increases, she meets a woman who encourages her to experiment sexually, which in turn leads Akemi to a labyrinth world of sex and swapping.
Kenny Bee plays a free lance photographer. Although he is a nice guy, his lack of ability to assert himself decisively causes him to drift from one woman to another. He meets three women of first is a concubine of a millionaire. He circulates around the wealthy set in Hong Kong by accompanying her. He wants to go steady with her, but she has other ideas. He then meets a club hostess. She’s serious about him but he’s not. Then he meets a daughter of a millionaire who calls all her boyfriends “Simon”, so he’s introduced to everyone as “Simon”. This relationship doesn’t last long either. In the end he’s the one who is alone by himself due to his indecisive behavior. The subplot of the movie is the way people take advantage of each other, and how Kenny’s character gets caught in their play.
Lovers Lost tells the poignant love story between a 29-year-old woman, who has once been a prostitute but is now the mistress of a wealthy jewelry merchant, and a 19-year-old college student.Watch out for the sensational and sensuous performance of Matsuzaka Keiko, once labeled the sexiest Goddess in Japan. Sanada Hiroyuki as Yasuoka Kunihiko. A tragic love story between a lonely mature woman and a lonely young man, surrounded by various life struggles of the people at the bottom of the society in Dotonbori section in Osaka.
A hitman Jack is slowly wandering into a red light district. As he walks through the alley, everyone avoid eye contact with him because of his extremely ugly face. Ting Ting is the only prostitute that did not reject him. Jack finds a scar on the stomach of Ting Ting which was wounded by a gunshot. Ting Ting on the other hand stares at the giant lump on Jack’s face without showing any sign of fear. The two of them quickly form a bond and Jack could not bear to leave Ting Ting alone. He decides to take Ting Ting out of her miserable life at any cost. From then on, their lives turns out differently.