Masked Avenger is a hero to the modern world. He destroys his enemies with kung fu fighting, handsaws and guns, but with one small hang-up. At the sight of a woman, The Masked Avenger immediately begins to gratify himself, no matter what situation he is in. The evil Helmut Gunta plans to impregnante a virgin in order to have an heir, and the woman he has in mind is a nun, Sister Mary who happens to be the Masked Avenger's sister. Gunta has a plan to stop The Masked Avenger from getting in the way... organise a gang of strippers to keep him pre-occupied until Sister Mary is pregnant. Written by
Without a doubt this is one of the weirdest films I've seen -- and I've seen plenty.
It's Japanese in its focus, subject matter and politics, but it was made in Australia by an Australian director whose other films don't come close to the insanity on screen here.
I'm not going to detail the plot, but let's just say that the original title is THE MASTURBATING GUNMAN. A gunman gets on the trail of kidnapped women he gets hired to locate by sniffing the crotches of their soiled underwear. The plot involves the gunman's search for a nun, his sister.
In one bravura sequence, the trapped gunman, inspired by his sister's panties, kills his enemies by firing large loads of his own acidic semen at them.
Similar structurally to RAPEMAN in that the gunman and his hunchbacked servant operate out of a legitimate office and offer their "find-a-girl" services as if they were offering carpet cleaning.
Like other Savage films, this is very well scored and beautifully photographed. All performances are deliberately "off" and the action sequences are lurid and bloody.
And amongst all the sleaze, there is a scene with a little girl and the gunman clearly inspired by James Whale's FRANKENSTEIN.
It's that kind of movie!
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