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Guinea Pig: Ginî piggu - Akuma no jikken (1985)

A group of guys capture a young girl with the intent of hurting her. They torture her in many ways, from beating her to putting a sharp piece of needle-like metal through her eye which ... See full summary »

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A group of guys capture a young girl with the intent of hurting her. They torture her in many ways, from beating her to putting a sharp piece of needle-like metal through her eye which pierces across her retina. Written by Chris Mayo <cmayo@thezone.net>

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Japanese

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5 September 1985 (Japan) See more »

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Guinea Pig: Devil's Experiment See more »

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Sai Enterprise See more »
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This movie was once rumored to be a snuff film. See more »

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During the close-up scene of the eye where the torturers insert the needle-like object in her eye, clearly a fake piece of skin was used since her eyebrow and nose cannot even be seen. Her nose and eyebrow cannot be that far from her eyeball. See more »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The House by the Cemetary (2015) See more »

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It got what it was going for... My lunch...And Breakast...And-
15 July 2006 | by zorasguitarSee all my reviews

First off, this is not supposed to be a brilliant and thought provoking film like so many other reviewers seem to compare it to. the first review says something along the lines of anyone who likes this knows nothing about horror cinema, apparently its the other way around. If one were to look back after the film it really wasn't meant to be convincing, it was a low budget ipecac. But really thats all it was aiming for, it was meant to blow viewers away with sheer shock value (and all the flaws it its visuals were much less noticeable back in the original VHS versions).

I gave this one a high score because it reached its goal and even though it was not downright horrific (in non-shock sense) it did make me slightly sick and thoroughly paranoid/pessimistic(i didn't trust anyone for about a week because i didn't want to wake up strung up and tortured)


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