Nov 06

Hell (1979) aka Jigoku

When an unmarried couple produces a child shortly before they are murdered by their disgraced families, their daughter grows into adulthood… she sets her mind on taking revenge on the killers. For acts of savagery, she is condemned to “Hell,” a surrealistic multilayered domain replete with tortures both physical and mental.

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Nov 05

Delinquent Girl Boss: Ballad of Yokohama Hoods (1971) aka Zubeko banchô: hamagure kazoe uta

The local yakuza gangs dominating the port of Yokohama do not take well the invasion of their territory by a daring biker gang, led by a girl in black leather outfit and cowboy hat – reminiscent of the earlier war victors. Old and new grudges lead the two girl gangs to clash in several fights. However, when one of the leaders dies, the girls end up by uniting against the male gangsters that had been using them as puppets – and it all ends in a great finale mixed battle by the seashore.

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Oct 23

Excitement Class: Love Techniques (1972) a.Ka Kanno kyoshitsu: ai no technique

Tormented by his first sexual stirrings, the teenager Isao dreams every night of his gym teacher Ikuko. He finally opens her heart but she rejects his advances. Frustrated, Isao invents all sorts of stratagies to disgust Ikuko´s fiance, a professor of chemistry in the same school. As his plan fails, he plans a radical solution, and the results turns out to be…

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Oct 19

Raging Hell Fires (1977) aka Yumeno Kyusaku no shoujo jigoku

Utae and Aiko attend an all-girl private school where the devoutly religious principal seems to be raping some of the students, including Utae. Aiko is really the principal’s daughter, and was horribly abused by him when she was a child. Or so the audience is led to believe. Eventually, Utae and Aiko kidnap the lecher and viciously torture him in scenes so diabolically Sadean that they could only have come from the pen of Kyusaku Yumeno, author of the well-regarded DOGRA MAGRA.

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