Gate of Flesh (1964)
Release Date: Dec 11, 1964 Wide
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 971
Gate of Flesh is one of the earliest examples of the sado-masochistic soft-core sex films called pinku eiga that would grow by the 1970s into one of Japan's largest, and domestically most popular, genres. Seijun Suzuki directed this gritty, stridently anti-American account of prostitution, set in the black markets and rubble of Tokyo during the immediate postwar era. The story focuses on Maya (Yumiko Nogawa), who finds refuge with a band of hookers living in a bombed-out building who fight for
Dec 11, 1964 Wide
Jul 26, 2005
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Softcore porn exploitation continually spiked by Suzuki's political vehemence and bottomless bag of visual slaps
An eye-poppingly colorful story of the feral, backstabbing existence that cropped up just after World War II in Japan.
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