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Tokyo Decadence (1992)

Topâzu (original title)
NC-17 | | Drama | 30 April 1993 (USA)
A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of ... See full summary »

Director:

Ryû Murakami

Writers:

Ryû Murakami (book), Ryû Murakami (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Miho Nikaido ... Ai
Sayoko Amano Sayoko Amano ... Saki
Tenmei Kano Tenmei Kano ... Ishioka (Mr. Satoh)
Masahiko Shimada Masahiko Shimada ... Suzuki
Yayoi Kusama ... Fortuneteller
Chie Sema Chie Sema ... Opera Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Magayasu Ishihara Magayasu Ishihara
Hiroshi Mikami
Nami Nosaki Nami Nosaki
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Storyline

A submissive hooker goes about her trade, suffering abuse at the hands of Japanese salarymen and Yakuza types. She's unhappy about her work, and is apparently trying to find some sort of appeasement for the fact that her lover has married. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Erotic sex or dangerous fantasy?

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated NC-17 for strong, explicit, sado-masochistic sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

30 April 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tokyo Decadence See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,189, 6 June 1993, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$277,813

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$795,312
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Ai: I'm at your disposal, sir
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Alternate Versions

The 135 min. Chinese VCD version on 2 discs is uncut, with japanese soundtrack and chinese subtitles See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dark Angel: Boo (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Llegué Llegué / Guararey de Pastorita
(uncredited)
Performed by Los Van Van
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Great for the S&M, poor for everything else
23 June 2000 | by gregoryhSee all my reviews

If you enjoy seeing BDSM films, this should be on your list of must-sees.

The film deteriorates, however, and carries on aimlessly for some time before its ungraceful end. I rate it a 6: 9 for the S&M and a 3 for the rest.


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