original Japanese title: KAIRAKUSATSUJIN ONNA
[Murder for Pleasure: Female Detective Decoy]
also known as MURDER IN THRILLING and LUSTFUL REVENGE
starring: Itsumi Osawa · Masataka Hirose · Kazuhisa Kawahara
detective Akiko is on the trail of a misogynistic serial killer with a
twisted Oedipus complex. He rapes his victims, cuts off one nipple (with
a scissors), and mutilates their vagina before stabbing them to death.
Detective Akiko attempts to catch the killer by making herself a decoy,
but she doesn't realize the psycho is somebody close to her and she has
already been targeted as his next victim.
Konuma may not be a familiar name to horror fans, but he's long established
as one of the major pink film directors responsible for legendary genre
hits like WIFE
TO BE SACRIFICED and the first FLOWER
AND SNAKE with Naomi Tani. In the mid '80s, Mr Konuma retired
from motion pictures to take a position with Nihon Television. He toned
his craft and flourished as a TV action director. This film marks his
return to the big screen and a return to form. The cinematography and
texture is reminiscent of his stylish productions from the '70s, harrowing
Japanese film with English and Chinese subtitles; widescreen uncut (82
NTSC DVD format, encoded for ALL REGION,
playable on any American DVD machine. Extras include selected trailers.
Violence/Bondage/Strong Sexual Situations
For Adult Audiences Only