Thursday, January 6, 2011
EROS IN HELL: Sex, Blood and Madness in Japanese Cinema - by Jack Hunter
EROS IN HELL: Sex, Blood and Madness in Japanese Cinema
By Jack Hunter
SEX: The history of "pink" movies, from Daydream and Ai No Corrida to the pop avant-garde violence of Koji Wakamatsu and beyond: Violated Angels, The Embryo Hunts in Secret, Violent Virgin and many others. Bondage and S/M from Moju and Captured For Sex to Kinbiken rope torture. The New Wave pink films of Hisayasu Sato: The Bedroom, Naked Blood, Private Torture of Uniforms, Thrust It In! and tons more.
BLOOD: From Shogun Assassin and Psycho Junkie to the killing orgies of Guinea Pig and Atrocity: from the "pink horror" nightmare Entrails of a Virgin to the post-punk yakuza bloodbaths of Kei Fujiwara's Organ and Takashi Miike's Fudoh.
MADNESS: Homicidal psychosis, hallucination, mutation: Tetsuo, Death Powder, the films of Shozin Fukui: Pinocchio 964, Rubber's Love. Post-punk excess, nihilism, violence, suicide: Burst City, Labyrinth of Dreams, Squareworld, Tokyo Crash.
Eros in Hell examines all these movies and many more - it is heavily illustrated with rare and unusual photographs, and contains illuminating interviews - includes massive film index - very unique guide to the most prolific, fascinating and controversial underground cinema in the world.
Creation Books 2000 Edition - 221 Page Paperback - Many many black and white illustrations - Extreme ADULT Material - Price: $20.00
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From the Film: Embryo Hunts in Secret