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Shogun's Sadism (1976)
"Tokugawa onna keibatsu-emaki: Ushi-zaki no kei" (original title)

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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 »

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Yûsuke Kazato ...
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Rena Uchimura ...
Toyo
Akira Shioji
Masataka Iwao
Ryuichi Nagashima ...
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Yûsuke Tsukasa ...
(as Yuusuke Tsukasa)
Tetsuo Fujisawa
Yasumori Hikita
Mineko Maruhira
Miki Masuda
Kyônosuke Murai
Yoshiaki Yamashita
Satoru Nabe
Miho Manabe
Akemi Ogikubo
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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 captured during a raid, his sadistic master takes her as her personal slave to torment him, and tries breaking her spirit by means of rape, torture and pure sadism. After Iori refuses to participate any longer he is exiled, but vows to get her back. 2. When Sutezo is forced to serve the cruel master of a brothel to repay his debts, he becomes friends with the young girl Sato. Together, they escape and try to get by on scams and theft. Written by anara

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4 September 1976 (Japan)  »

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The Joy of Torture 2: Oxen Split Torturing  »

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Extremely cruel,vicious and sadistic Japanese torture movie.
16 June 2005 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Shogun's Sadism" is a truly shocking drama/horror in which a number of bizarre and merciless methods of torture are carried out under the law of the Tokugawa Shogunate in a most realistic way.The story centers on an antagonism between a magistrate who finds sadistic pleasure in using all kinds of ruthless torture to sadistically torment Christians and a guard named Sasaki who despises such means.Yet in between all the the excessive violence,"Oxen Split Torturing" also features a tragic love story between Sasaki and a woman called Toyo,suspected of being a Christian.The second story takes place in a brothel,where works Sutezo as a cleaner/handyman.He decides to flee with a young prostitute named Sato.Unfortunately they are caught by the local magistrate and the nightmarish session of torture begins..."Shogun's Sadism" is an extremely brutal film loaded with shocking torture scenes and lots of sexual violence.We see women thrown into big vats of snakes,raped and,as in the title,ripped apart by oxen who each have a rope attached to one of the woman's limbs,tearing her apart when they run away from her.So if you liked Teruo Ishii's infamous "The Joy of Torture" series you can't go wrong with this sadistic spectacle.8 out of 10.Not for the squeamish or easily offended!


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