An aging porn star agrees to participate in an "art film" in order to make a clean break from the business, only to discover that he has been drafted into making a pedophilia and necrophilia themed snuff film.
Two short stories set in Edo during the Shogun era. 1. During a time when Christians are persecuted vehemently, Iori falls in love with young Christian girl. When she and her family are ... See full summary »
Katsuhiko Fujii, whose output has mostly been very dull and repetitive S & M-oriented opuses, tries something with a little more meat here.
Influenced by Craven's LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT and Fruet's superior THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE, the story involves two siblings (women, of course) whose apartment is invaded by a psycho with rape and torture on his mind.
But what sounds like potentially volcanic material is squandered on Fukii because he's not up to the task, technically, of visually essaying the potential horror of this stock set-up.
Sisters Rei Akasaka and Megumi Kiyosato are strong opposition to Kiriko Shimuzu's headcase and are carnally alluring, but the uncreative coverage of the atrocities blunts the overall effect.
Like Sato's LOLITA VIBRATOR TORTURE, this is all pregnancy and no delivery.
English title: FLESH SLAVES: BEAUTIFUL SIBLINGS
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