Mar 21

Si-sei (2006) aka Si-Sei aka Shisei: The Tattooer

shiseiSi-Sei or Tattoo (the translated title is sometimes given as The Tattooist or The Tattooer) was Tanizaki’s first work to appear in print, appearing as part of a collection of short stories in 1910 that effectively launched his career. The tale is of a tattoo artist who abducts a young girl and indelibly monograms the large image of a spider on the flawless canvas of lily-white skin. The tattoo brings about a massive change in her personality, awakening in her an awareness of her sexuality. This is very much an atytpical Sato film – there are only two actors, one set, little nudity or sex, and quite a lot of dialogue. However, his usual obsessions are still present.

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Mar 21

Red Account: My Bloody Angel (1988) aka Akai Hokokusho: Senketsu no Tenshi

The beautiful Tomoko loves her husband Masao with all her heart. Unfortunately, the devil has taken Kawakami to exorcise Masao to get rid of the “Evil One”. The fact was established that the immortal had nested himself in Masao’s eye. Initially our savior wanted to let him out of there but it turned out that the devil had already infested all internal organs…

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Mar 20

Tampon Tango (1984) aka Oshiri Rhapsody

The title do refer to one scene that is stated as “never been done before” were one girl wants to get fucked with tampons added into her vagina forcibly. Once that happens you see one guy playing guitar with his cock, some other one breaking a stone with it. Between that there are intercauses and some weird ending. Strange film indeed.

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Mar 18

Sadistic Yoga (2006)

The female instructor Mariko gives yoga classes at a high-class club in Tokyo. She has a crush on Rika whom she gives private lessons to. When she notices bruises on Rika’s body, Mariko learns that the young woman is involved in a highly abusive S&M relationship. On order to gain the affections of her student, Mariko decides to take revenge against the men in Rika’s life.

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