Jul 15

Live Today, Die Tomorrow! (1970) aka Hadaka no jûkyû-sai

live_today_die_tomorrow_1971_coverAfter leaving high school, Michio Yamada (Norio Nagayama in the real life incidents) becomes involved in the shudan shushoku, a post-war Japanese government work program which involves taking almost an entire high school graduating class from the countryside to Tokyo to work for a fruit company. Some terrible things happened to his family in the past and that explains why Michio came later to have perpetrated so many killings.

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Jul 08

Sex Rider: Wet Highway (1971) aka Sekkusu raidā nureta haiu~ei

With her wedding only one day away, Mina (Mari Tanaka) spends a night with her former lover Ozaki (Kinji Takinami) at a highway motel on the outskirts of Yokohama. On her way back from her last adventure, Mina’s car hits a hippie-like youth called Ryo (Ken Yoshizawa). Shocked by the accident and, moreover, left alone by Ozaki, who hated to be involved in the trouble, Mina places the unconscious youth in the back seat and drives toward a lake. Stripping the youth and herself naked, she tries to revive him with her body. But when this fails, she tosses his body into the lake. A middle-aged hunter with a gun (Akira Takahashi) suddenly appears and says that he has seen her kill the youth. A major upset now occurs as Ryo, who she believes is dead, suddenly appears and kills the hunter after a bloody brawl. Ryo then shoves her into her car strips himself naked and demands her to love him at the wheel. He steps on the gas as he enters her and the pair, in a complete ecstasy of sex and speed, smash against the guard rail of the highway.

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Jun 28

The Sun’s Burial (1960) aka Taiyô no hakaba

In Osaka’s slum, youth without futures engage in pilfering, assault and robbery, prostitution, and the buying and selling of identity cards and of blood. Alliances constantly shift. Tatsu and Takeshi, friends since boyhood, reluctantly join Shin’s gang. Shin’s an upstart and moves his gang often to avoid the local kingpin. Hanoko is a young woman with ambitions: first she’s in the blood business with her father, then she joins forces with Shin. She soon breaks off that partnership, even though she’s taken the sensitive Takeshi under her wing. Double crosses multiply. Those with the closest bonds become each others’ murderers.

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Jun 27

Delicate Skillful Fingers (1972) aka Shiroi yubi no tawamure

A sensitive girl (who even cries for wrecked cars being taken to the junkyard) falls for a pickpocket, after meeting him in a café. After the man gets arrested shortly thereafter, she hooks up first with his ex-girlfriend and then a guy who spent time in jail with him. In the process she becomes initiated into a world of petty theft even as the cops close in on the gang.

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Jun 21

Oyogenai Onna (2007)

I fulfilled my hopes of finding a job at work, but becoming a part-time worker to get out of boring daily life, the heroine to fall soon. The lust of men is complicated about that girl. Directed by Aya Horii who performed her debut in theaters on “Heterogeneous Love”. The one who plays the heroine · Takako is Golden Sakihiro of “Survival beach”.

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