Dec 04

Dan Oniroku: The Body of Roses (1978) aka Dan Oniroku: bara no nikutai

Naomi Tani plays Ritsuko , a popular madame of a nightclub. But, ever since her gangster husband got caught and imprisoned, her life has taken a turn for the worst. Now, in order to pay off his debts to a yakuza loan shark, Lady Ritsuko is forced to engage in private sex shows for the VIP clientele. After a year of these special shows, the loan is almost paid off.

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Nov 30

Noble Lady Bound Vase (1977) aka Kifujin shibari tsubo

NobeleLady77A wealthy land-owner “buys” his wife in order to pay off her father’s debts. Of course, hubby is into rope-bondage and rough-sex, and wifey ain’t. Six months of marriage goes by and the husband’s overbearing sister comes for a visit (who it is alluded has shared a sexual relationship in the past with her brother), and she begins meddling in the couple’s relationship when she catches the wife passing messages to a lover via one of the male housekeepers (who is also in love with the wife). Husband is alerted to the relationship by his sister, and both wife and houseboy are confronted and punished. Wifey eventually realizes that she has come to love and crave the rough treatment that she used to loathe..

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Nov 22

Oryu’s Passion : Bondage Skin (1975) aka Oryu joen: shibari hada

When the boss of a yakuza clan in 1920s Osaka is assassinated, Oryu, his mistress, vows revenge. Her search for the killer takes her out of the city. The old boss’ son proves a poor leader, only interested in Omitsu, his high-class girlfriend. Yajima, the second-in-command, is taking advantage of the situation to accumulate power for himself. Oryu is called back to help stabilize the situation. Yajima kidnaps both Oryu and Omitsu, and subjects them to torture and various forms of sexual humiliations. During the S&M sessions, Oryu learns that Yajima was the killer of the old boss.

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Nov 17

Angel Guts 3: Nami (1979) aka Tenshi no Harawata: Nami

Whilst working for a women’s magazine, writing articles about rape victims, Nami conducts an interview with a stripper and views a strange sex show. She leaves before the end, despite a weird man’s insistence that she stay. The next day, Nami visits another rape victim and takes pictures until she meets the man from the sex club. He claims to work for a porno publisher. He cautions Nami on her growing obsession with rape stories. Nami continues to dig deeper in her research and soon starts having fantasies of rape as she comes closer to a fate that could be worse than death.

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Nov 05

New Battles Without Honour and Humanity (1974) aka Shin jingi naki tatakai

Bunta Sugawara is Miyoshi, a low-level assassin of the Yamamori gang who is sent to jail after a bungled hit. While in stir, family member Aoki attempts to seize power from the boss, and Miyoshi finds himself stuck between the two factions with no honorable way out.

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Nov 03

Murder on the Wedding Night (1977) aka Dong fu yan wan

At the wedding feast of Shen Hsiu Chang (Chung Wa), a guest named Tu Fu Liang (Lau Luk Wa) suddenly announces that he had an affair with the bride, Yun Ching . The bridegroom is furious and turns on her. She disappears sadly. The next morning, her headless body is found in a lonely spot. A couple of days later, a hunter named Wu Hsiung finds a badly decomposed human head and returns it to the widower. He is rewarded with 1000 pieces of silver as the bereaved family thinks it is the head of the dead bride.

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