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Kichiku dai enkai (1997)

While the leader is in jail, his leftist group is controlled by his girlfriend, but her leadership lacks conviction and perspective. When the leader commits suicide in prison, despair and ... See full summary »

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Shigeru Bokuda
Sumiko Mikami
Shunsuke Sawada
Toshiyuki Sugihara
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While the leader is in jail, his leftist group is controlled by his girlfriend, but her leadership lacks conviction and perspective. When the leader commits suicide in prison, despair and confusion rule the group and revenge and violence erupts in graphic way. Written by Pascal Grenier <gonin@generation.net>

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Hyper dark and sadistic horror film.
26 September 2004 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Kichiku dai Enkai" is an excellent horror film,a tour de force of almost unbearable proportions about a left wing terrorist group that becomes increasingly self-destructible after their leader Aizawa has been arrested by the police.This intense,disturbing and ultra-twisted gore soaked political/student revolt/horror flick from Japan has to be seen to be believed.Especially the second half of "Kichiku" is incredibly nihilistic,demented,perverse,ultra-gory,sick,hyper violent,intense and gritty.In one extremely revolting scene a guy puts a rifle into a woman's crotch and pulls the trigger.The film is certainly well-made and the acting is excellent.It features some extremely gory and mostly convincing effects that are well staged and realistically shot.So if you're a fan of extreme cinema give this low-budget masterpiece a look.Just beware,there is absolutely no way to have fun watching "Kichiku" and whilst that will surely limit its audience,I find it pretty impressive.10 out of 10.


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