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Release Date:
3 May 2001 (Japan) See more »
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Tagline:
This is not love. This is sex.
Plot:
Reiko is a sex robot programmed to accumulate sexual experience. She goes through seven body types to experiences a variety of couplings... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Frustrating. See more (15 total) »

Cast

 
Aja ... Tokyo Rose
Akira ... Akira
Miho Ariga ... Reiko #4
Myû Asô ... Reiko #5
Akechi Denki ... Akechi
Emi ... London
Margarette ... Mami
Mash ... Mash
Zachery Nataf ... Dizzy
Yumeko Sasaki ... Reiko #3
Ayumu Tokitô ... Reiko #1
Tsousie ... Reiko #7
Etsuyo Tsuchida ... Reiko #6
Maria Yumeno ... Reiko #2

Directed by
Shu Lea Cheang 
 
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Shu Lea Cheang 

Produced by
Takashi Asai .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Tetsuya Yamoto 
 
Film Editing by
Kazuhiro Shirao 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Masatoshi Tôjô .... assistant director
 

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90 min | USA:73 min | 74 min
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Quotes:
[first English lines]
Dizzy:Say "Kiss me."
Reiko #1:Kiss me.
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References Barbarella (1968)See more »

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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Frustrating., 23 November 2001
Author: james-251 from Atlanta, Georgia

This film had a great deal of potential to merge hardcore pornography with art in the same fashion as the last days of American 35mm adult cinema. Instead of getting a cross between a Rinse Dream film and Blade Runner, we are left with a cyber punk piece of censored frustration. Shots are not held long enough for the raincoat crowd, and the Japanese fogging makes everything that much cheesier. There is some very creative and beautiful camera work going on and the women are pretty hot, but who really cares.

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