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Eros Plus Massacre (1969)
"Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  14 March 1970 (Japan)
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In the 20's, the anarchist revolutionary Sakae Osugi is financially supported by his wife, journalist Itsuko Masaoka. He spends his time doing nothing but philosophizing about political ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Mariko Okada ...
Noe Ito
Toshiyuki Hosokawa ...
Sakae Osugi
Yûko Kusunoki ...
Itsuko Masaoka
Kazuko Inano ...
Akiko Hiraga
Etsushi Takahashi ...
Jun Tsuji
Daijirô Harada ...
Wada
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yoshihide Gotô
Toshiko Inoue
Kikuo Kaneuchi
Kyûzô Kawabe
Katsuya Kobayashi
Kazuko Kui
Kinji Matsueda
Kazunori Miyazaki
Atsuko Murata
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In the 20's, the anarchist revolutionary Sakae Osugi is financially supported by his wife, journalist Itsuko Masaoka. He spends his time doing nothing but philosophizing about political systems and free love and visiting with his lovers Yasuko and the earlier feminist Noe Ito. He conveniently defends three principles for a relationship between a man and a woman: they should be financially independent (despite the fact that he is not); they should live in different places; and they should be free to have intercourse with other partners. In 1969, twenty year-old student, Eiko Sokuta, has an active sexual life, having sex with different men. Her friend, Wada, is obsessed with fire and they usually play weird games using a camera while they read about Osugi and Ito. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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still fresh after 33 years
14 October 2003 | by (Vienna) – See all my reviews

The opening sequence is framed an cut in such a modern way that you would think that you are in a movie of the present. It totally graps your attention and doesn't let go till the end.

If you have any chance to see this movie in the original 202min. cut - use it !!


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