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Kôji Wakamatsu (1936–2012)

The pioneering Kôji Wakamatsu (born Ito Takashi) was a contemporary of Oshima Nagisa and equally controversial, yet not as famous. The man was born in Miyagi Prefecture in the north of Japan before dropping out of agricultural school, some say following a physical altercation, moving to Tokyo at age seventeen, joining the yakuza and landing in ... See full bio »


(age 76) in Tokyo, Japan

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United Red Army Director


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 2010 Keitai Deka Zenigata Yui (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2010)
 2010 Caterpillar
 2003 Koi suru nichiyôbi (TV Series)
 1995 Endless Waltz
 1983 Key
 1979 Prey
 1976 Iro no susume (as Tora Ôsugi)
 1975 Porn Case Report: Darkness of Sex (Documentary)
 1975 Rape or Consentual Sex? (Documentary)
 1974 Wet Dice
 1974 Beast of Lust
 1972 Sex Variation (Documentary)
 1971 I Am Wet
 1971 Secret Flower
 1971 Sekigun-P.F.L.P: Sekai sensô sengen (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1971 Sex Family
 1970 Sex Jack
 1970 Shinjuku Mad
 1969 Adultery (as Tora Ôsugi)
 1969 Target of Flesh: Escape (as Tora Ôsugi)
 1969 Naked Bullet
 1969 Shoya no jôken (as Tora Ôsugi)
 1969 Sexual Play
 1968 A Womb to Let
 1967 Orgy
 1967 Sex Crimes
 1967 A Certain Adultery (episode "Kuchibeni")
 1964 Frenzy
 1964 Naked Shadow
 1964 Red Crime
 1964 Dry Skin
 1963 Tough Girls
 1963 Strategy of Sex Appeal (part one)
 1963 Sweet Trap
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Tora Ôsugi

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[why the titles of his films were repetitive] Because the basic theme is the same, because all my films deal with the same primal element--the fight against authoritarianism, the individual hate and revenge against authority and repression. That hate and revenge explode in lust and violence. Is this bad?


Leading director of low-budget 'pink movies' ("pinku eiga"), usually on erotic or political themes. See more »

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