Oct 07

Red Angel (1966) aka Akai tenshi

In 1939, Sakura Nishi is a young army nurse who is sent to the field hospitals in China during the Sino-Japanese war. She has to assist the surgeon Dr. Okabe with an incredible number of amputations. In the crowded wards, she gives sympathy to some of the soldiers, including sexually servicing one who has lost both arms and has no hope of returning home. She falls in love with Dr. Okabe, and follows him to the front, even though he is impotent from his morphine addiction.

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Oct 06

Golden Butterfly (2003)

One morning, the dead naked body of Crystal Fortune teller Gold Kotekawa was found in her villa. Gold dust mixed with the venom spreads all over her body. Among her guests in the villa were Hashimoto san, Palm Reading Teacher Aoshima and his maid Maggie. Amid money, honor, envy and intense sexual passions, who is the murderer? What is the secret behind this mysterious murder?

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Oct 06

The War and a Woman (2013) aka Sensô to hitori no onna

Set towards the end of World War II, Nomura (Masatoshi Nagase) is a writer who is in despair. A woman works in bar and is a former prostitute. Many years ago, her father sold her to a brothel due to the family’s severe financial hardships. The writer and the woman then agree to live as husband and wife until the war ends. The woman doesn’t feel sexual pleasures due to her past, while the man lusts for the woman’s body. Meanwhile, Ohira (Jun Murakami) fought for Japan in China. He participated in unconscionable acts against civilians in the name of war. He returns to Japan with only one arm. Ohira then begins to prey on innocent women.

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Oct 06

Dump Girl Rio (2011)

Rio is driving her loving dump truck as usual, distressed by the fact that her partner Osamu is into gambling, never paying for anything. What is worse, there is a sign that she is pregnant. One day, Toyama, who is on the wanted list on charge of murder, arrives before Rio. Holding a kitchen knife, he orders her to take him to Yokohama, where his daughter lives. He abandoned her 10 years ago. Rio was freaking out at first, but having told that Toyama is dying of cancer, she tries to help him to meet his daughter.

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Oct 05

Snakes and Earrings (2008) aka Hebi ni Piasu

Lui is nineteen years old, beautiful, bored and unmotivated. When she meets Ama in a bar, she finds herself mesmerized by his forked tongue and moves in with him and has her own tongue pierced. Determined to push her boundaries further, she asks Amas friend Shiba to design an exquisite tattoo for her back. But what Shiba demands as payment for the tattoo leads Lui into a brutal and explicit love triangle like no other. Then, after a violent encounter on the backstreets of Tokyo, Ama vanishes and Lui must face up to the reality of her life.

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