starring: Mitsu Dan · Yuki Mamiya · Hiroko Nakajima ·
Tsuyoshi Nakano · Naoto Takenaka
Takashi Ishii continues his dark journey into the forbidden realms of
sado relationships. Many critics have concluded that - this time - he's
gone too far. Certainly, this film is his most graphic - even by comparison
to his two FLOWER
AND SNAKE movies - and easily it's his most uncompromising venture.
Cynical. Sexist. Abusive. Any of these words could describe this motion
picture. But this controversial film is also thought-provoking.
deals with a high school freshman girl named Naoko who was kidnapped and
imprisoned by a man who lived next door. She finally escapes the torture
after killing him. Year later, Naoko - now a gynecologist - has a serious
secret S&M fetish. Her fantasies lead to greater abuse as she tries to
ease the memory of torment at the hands of the psychopath.
Takashi Ishii has been mostly associated with the aforementioned FLOWER
AND SNAKE movies. But his career has spanned four decades, and
includes the cult hits BRUTAL
HOPELESSNESS OF LOVE, the BLACK
ANGEL hitwoman films, GONIN,
IN THE NUDE: SALVATION and MY
film with optional English or Chinese subtitles; widescreen format,
totally uncut version (112 min!), DVD encoded for ALL REGION NTSC WORLD
playable on any American machine. Extras include trailers, bios, and featurette.
for Adult Audiences