Takahashi moves into a new apartment after a divorce and soon finds herself between an obsessive stalker who listens to her through the wall and an odd father whose son is obsessed with ... See full summary »
A teenage couple drive around improvising radio shows, following night stalkers and rapists or peeping on various sexual escapades, describing what they see in detail, feigning shock and screams as the attackers become more violent.
In a Thicket (1996) (Japanese Fantasy Drama/Thriller/Horror).
This film by Hisayasu Sato is based on the same short story that yielded the film "Rashomon." It starts with a detective trying to unravel the story of a man and a woman encountering a bandit-rapist in the woods. The forest environment is very atmospheric, and it is nicely assisted by moody lighting and dreamy score. This has a fairytale feel to it, and a few scenes are quite creepy. Not quite as "sex/nudity packed" as Sato's exploitation films, but there's enough of it. Good performances, bloody violence, and sword fights round this one out.
This work of art is better than Akira Kurosawa's film (which I'm not a fan of). Check it out!
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