Nov 21

Lullaby of the Earth (1976) a.K.a Daichi no komoriuta

lullaby-of-the-earth-1976_cover_The story of an orphan girl, brought up in naive, rustic innocence by an elderly relative, who is suddenly exposed to the brutality, greed and deceptiveness of the outside world, when her grandmother dies. Notwithstanding her healthy distrust of all strangers, which her upbringing instilled in her, it is not long before a cunning racketeer finds her weak point, that temptation which she cannot resist, that weakness, different as it may be, that each of us has, and brings her into his power. What follows is a depiction of her cruel descent into the depths of moral decay, as she becomes a collaborator in a system of exploitation, unbridled lust, vanity, and greed, in which she and other victims are always the losers. But throughout this struggle, there remains in her the seed of defiance, and a spark of resistance, a stubborn obstinacy that will not give in. It is this conflict between fundamental principle and the expedience of giving in to material advantage that forms the core of the film. The irreconcilable contradiction between eternal values, and short term gratification.

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Nov 18

She Cat (1983) a.K.a Meneko

she_cat_1983_coverThis is a Nikkatsu Roman Porno flick from 1983. The story is about a group of female doctors and nurses who took something from the Yakuza and a band of them are out to get it back.Innocent female doctor Mineko was seduced by Sachiko, an aggressive lesbian, in her younger days. Mineko begins dating a male coworker, and accepts an invitation to a party at the home of a transvestite patient. Sachiko comes out of Mineko’s past, enraged with jealousy, and begins tormenting Mineko and her boyfriend.

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Nov 11

House With A Good View 3 (2016) a.K.a 전망 좋은 집 3 (jeon-mang joh-eun jib 3)

house_with_a_good_view_3_2016_coverThe rooftop seems suffocating because all the windows have been blocked by other buildings. Every night women from next door can be seen through the windows?! Jae-min moves into the rooftop across from school but is disappoointed that all the windows have been blocked by other buildings. However, he learns that every night he can see the neighboring women from the other building! Something exciting goes on one night in that rooftop which has the greatest ‘view’ ever!

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Nov 03

Guilty Of Romance (2011) Uncut a.K.a Koi no tsumi

guilty_of_romance_2011_coverA grisly murder occurs in Maruyama-cho, Shibuya, Tokyo – a love hotel district – a woman was found dead in a derelict apartment. Kazuko (Miki Mizuno) is a police officer called to investigate on this case, she will discover the story of two women who, despite appearing respectable on the outside have all manner of darkness hidden away.

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Oct 25

Women in Cages (1971)

women_in_cagesCarol Jeffries (known as ‘Jeff’) is a naive American woman staying in the Phillipines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then convinces her cell-mates to try to escape with her through the jungle, in spite of the knowledge that ruthless trackers will be sent out after them.

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