Angel Guts: Red Vertigo (1988)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

The fifth installment in a series of rape-thrillers which began with Jokousei Tenshi No Harawata (1978) is stylishly directed by Takashi Ishii, author of the dark adult mangas upon which the series is based. Mayako Katsuragi stars as Nami, a nurse erotically involved with a fashion photographer named Kenji (Hirofumi Kobayashi). One night, she is attacked and nearly raped by the patients in the hospital where she works. When she breaks away, and heads home, her day grows even more unbearable, for she soon finds Kenji in bed with another woman. Meanwhile, in another section of town, embezzling stockbroker Muraki (Naoto Takenata) flees from a destroyed life and accidentally hits Nami with his car. Believing that she is dead - and afraid to go to the police - he deposits the body in his trunk, then attempts to rape her when he learns that she is still alive. Takenaka went on to mainstream acclaim by starring in Rampo (1994). Ishii, who directed the remaining films in this series, returned with the most popular installment, Tenshi No Harawata: Akai Senko in 1994. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi
Art House & International , Drama
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:


Critic Reviews for Angel Guts: Red Vertigo

There are no critic reviews yet for Angel Guts: Red Vertigo. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Angel Guts: Red Vertigo

There are no audience reviews yet. Hurry, submit your review so you can be first!

Angel Guts: Red Vertigo Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Angel Guts: Red Vertigo on our Movie forum!

News & Features