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Guinea Pig: Flower of Flesh and Blood (1985)

Ginî piggu 2: Chiniku no hana (original title)
Late at night, a woman is kidnapped by an unknown assailant and taken back to his blood-spattered dungeon, where he turns her into a "flower of blood and flesh" through a series of dismemberment and evisceration.


Hideshi Hino


Hideshi Hino




Cast overview:
Hiroshi Tamura Hiroshi Tamura ... Samurai
Kirara Yûgao Kirara Yûgao ... Victim


From the safety of Tokyo's thick night shadows, an invisible masked predator stalks his unsuspecting next victim: a doomed young woman in black on her way home. As acrid chloroform gets the job done, the fine specimen slowly wakes up in the powerful tormentor's blood-stained pit of torture, only to realise that the real nightmare begins now, with her tied down to a bed next to an extensive collection of common household tools and torture instruments. Now, a horrible vision haunts the pale-faced samurai of suffering, who intends to take his time to dismember the young lady and to disconnect all her limbs from the body. Will death's fragrant stench bring out the red flower's inner beauty? Written by Nick Riganas

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Short | Horror


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The film gained some notoriety in 1991 when actor Charlie Sheen viewed it and came to believe that it was an illegal snuff film. He contacted the FBI with his complaint and an investigation ensued, but the movie was eventually proven to be merely a very realistic (yet completely fictional) horror film, and not a document of an actual murder. See more »


When the assailant decapitates the woman, it's clear that the head is not there and that he hits the bloodied stump; making it appear as if the woman was already decapitated. See more »

Alternate Versions

A version of this film (and the rest of the Guinea Pig series) was released featuring subtitles for the first time. See more »


Referenced in Splatter: Naked Blood (1996) See more »

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Incredibly graphic and sadistic.
30 May 2001 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Guinea Pig:Flowers of Flesh and Blood" deserves to be called one of the sickest horror films ever made.This notorious pseudo-snuff sickie is about a guy who dressed as a Samurai warrior kidnaps beautiful Japanese woman and hacks her up in excruciating detail,occasionally pausing to recite some hai-ku.This part of "Guinea Pig" series does contain some very convincing gore effects of hands,arms and legs being cut off in unflinching detail.The worst scene for me is the eye-gouging which is the most realistic.The series received a great deal of publicity when American actor Charlie Sheen,believing this one to contain actual murder gave the copy to the FBI.I've seen only this one and "Devil's Experiment" and I enjoyed both of them.So if you like extreme gore and cruelty you won't be disappointed.Even the most-hardened gore-hounds will wince!Also recommended:Nacho Cerda's "Aftermath".

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30 November 1985 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Slow Death: The Dismemberment See more »

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Sai Enterprise See more »
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