Feb 27

Real Time Wiretap Report: Pillow Talk (1993) aka (Nama) tôchô ripôto: Chiwa

A medical researcher working with a blind, mute quadriplegic patient begins to experiment with hypnotherapy as a means to fix his seemingly non-physical ailments. Unfortunately, results are almost impossible to measure on the crippled subject, so she begins monitoring other, healthy text subjects… and even tries hypnosis on herself! What she’s unlocking in the human brain may forever change medical science forever, but will she be remain sane enough – or even alive! – to present her findings?

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Feb 06

Dirty Maria (1998) aka Yogore ta onna – Maria

Taro Suwa plays Murakami, a cab driver whoever partner Mayumi has gone missing. He fears that she could have run off with another guy (and that is partly the actual situation, as she had been knocking off both her manager and also another Sawai, colleague, regarding the part) – or gotten into difficulty by involving by herself with a ‘telephone relationship club’, a solution which hooks up strangers trying to find easy, anonymous sex, no concerns asked. However, neither among these are the situation: in fact (and this is not spoilertastic, since this occasion requires location in the first eight mins of the movie), she has been murdered by a morose lady that has on a daily basis job at the beauty hair salon which his wife worked at. After offing Maria inside her living-room, she dispassionately chops the body up in the bathroom and later on, after using her daughter to college, she deposits the remains into several disparate trashbins around city.

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Jan 26

Lost Paradise (1997) aka Shitsurakuen

The tragic tale of two lovers whose passion burns so intensely it destroys them. Based on the bestselling novel by Junichi Watanabe, is about the fated love affair between Shoichiro, a middle-aged man who has come to regret devoting his whole life to his work, and Rinko, a beautiful woman trapped in a married life filled with depression and disillusion. A man engaged to Soichiro’s daughter, Chika, has fallen in love with Rinko, and Soichiro meets with her to ask her to end the relationship. However, despite their unpleasant first meeting, soon Shoichiro and Rinko find themselves drawn to each other, and find in each other something that had been missing in their lives. Their burning passion heightens, until their yearning for everlasting, perfect love leads to a fateful decision.

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Jan 25

Dynasty Tong Beauty (1999)

Emperor Taizong Wu Mi into the palace in late life, it was Taizong favorite, Wu Mei and Prince Li Zhi mutual affection, Taizong saw two stolen love, in AD 499, Emperor Taizong angry end. After the collapse, Prince Li Zhi successor, is for the high. Li Zhi and Wu Mei early knot personal affair, Taizong died, Li Zhi Wu Mei back to his own palace, the character of weakness, Wu Mei is diligent initiative, Gaozong more willing to Wu Mei to participate in politics, in order to eradicate the queen and alienated , Wu Mei personally killed her daughter, blame it, so the real power fell into the hands of Wu Mei eventually boarded the Queen became Wu Zetian. And to the collapse of the Emperor, Prince Zhe ascended the throne, Zhongzang unwilling to be a puppet emperor, the result was to step down. Prince Dan adopted as the throne, the reign of a few years, because of weakness, Wu Zetian simply to break the tradition, their ascended the throne, and finally in the year nine nine O, self-styled Emperor of the Golden Wheel, change the country as the “week” and become China’s only history The female emperor.

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Jan 10

The Wild Goose Chase (1990) aka Bu wen xiao zhang fu

Chung, Yam and Koo are working in the same advertising agency. Chung is a philanderer. Yam lives with his girlfriend who is a TV reporter, requiring irregular working hours. Koo’s wife puts a tight leash on his social activities and this makes him feel bored. The trio are going on a business trip to Korea on the expenses of the company. As Yam and Koo both are eager to explore the adventures around the demimonde, Chung admonishes them to withhold themselves from any affection and to pay promptly for the services rendered. In Korea, Yam falls in love with a girl called Bird at the first sight. Most of Koo’s encounters end up in trouble for his stinginess. Finally he hooks up with secretary from the Korean company. Chung considers their behavior is a violation of the principle of cruising, so pushes them to apart from the girls. Back in Hong Kong Yam still can’t get over with the moments he has shared with Bird. Finally his girlfriend discovers the fact and leaves sadly. Koo is shocked to find that the secretary has come to Hong Kong. Finally, when Tam arrives in Korea, he finds Bird has already engaged. On the other hand, Koo learns that the secretary is to marry someone in Hong Kong…

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