Nov 03

Slave Widow (1967) AKA Dorei mibojin

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After her husband kills himself, future prospects for the demure and beautiful Mitsuko Fuji look incredibly bleak. Fortunately, her dead husband’s largest creditor, Mr. Kito, is there to offer a shoulder to cry on as he offers to settle all her debts. But, sure enough, Kito’s charity comes with certain strings attached; namely that Mitsuko becomes his personal sex slave. Things become even more complicated when Kito’s son Kazuhiko falls for the helpless widow, throwing into jeopardy his own marriage plans. Continue reading

Aug 29

Organ (1996)

OrgaTwo police detectives Numata and Tosaka infiltrate a group of underground black market human organ dealers. Things go haywire during a raid on the group’s surgical headquarters. Numata barely escapes, while a wounded Tosaka gets left behind. Through a series of surreal and gory events, the identities of the organ dealers are revealed as Numata plans his revenge.A strange Japanese film about illegal organ transplants, Medical experiments on schoolgirls, gangsters, blood, puss and confusion. Made by the female star of “Tetsuo”, this film is probably too slow and weird for splatter fans, and probably too bloody for the normal cinema goer, nevertheless, it´s a film you will never forget, if you get the chance to see it. This movie is extra-strange yet lives of its trashy and bizarre pictures. If you like purulent ulcerations exerbating and real weird erotics – it is the real thing for you. Don’t expect a pure splatter movie but a picture with intense horror… Continue reading

Jul 28

Johnen: Love of Sada (2008)

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Based on a true incident that was a national sensation in 1936. Sada Abe was a prostitute turned waitress who got into a heated love affair with her married employer Kichizo Ishida. The couple would have marathon love making sessions that would last for days. Eventually Sada choked Kichizo to death – due to her account that she could not bear the though of him with other women – and then castrated his penis. She then placed the penis in her handbag before fleeing. Continue reading