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Angel Guts: Red Classroom (1979)

Tenshi no harawata: Akai kyôshitsu (original title)
When a writer for a porn magazine, watches a "rape" porn that is set in a school, he becomes obsessed with the lead actress, Nami, and tries to find her. He meets her by chance as he arrives for a shoot at a hotel.

Director:

Chûsei Sone

Writers:

Takashi Ishii (manga series Tenshi no harawata), Takashi Ishii (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûki Mizuhara Yûki Mizuhara ... Nami Tsuchiya
Keizô Kanie Keizô Kanie ... Tetsuro Muraki
Jun Aki Jun Aki ... Keiko Kawashima
Ken Mizoguchi Ken Mizoguchi ... Yakuza
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reiko Fujinami Reiko Fujinami
Rebun Hori Rebun Hori ... Sugiyama
Hidetoshi Kageyama Hidetoshi Kageyama ... Model
Kenji Kawanishi Kenji Kawanishi ... Oka
Yôko Kojima Yôko Kojima ... Girl in Sailor suit
Ryôichi Kusanagi Ryôichi Kusanagi ... Mah-boh
Minako Mizushima Minako Mizushima ... Yuko Kawana
Toshihiko Oda Toshihiko Oda ... Detective
Keiko Sato Keiko Sato ... Woman with Sunglasses
Ryôichi Satô Ryôichi Satô ... Engineer
Hajime Ôya Hajime Ôya ... Middle-aged Man
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Storyline

When Tetsuro, a writer for a porn magazine, watches a "rape" porn that is set in a school, he becomes obsessed with the lead actress, Nami, and tries to find her. He meets her by chance as he arrives for a shoot at a hotel, where she works behind the reception desk. She reluctantly agrees to discuss the possibility of working with him. When Nami takes Teruro to her room, she puts the moves on him, thinking he only wants her for sex. She confesses that she was actually raped in that film, and he tells her that he wants to help her. Despite this, he continues an abusive relationship with his girlfriend alongside his relationship with Nami. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

6 January 1979 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel Guts: Red Classroom See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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the most emotional of the series
12 September 2005 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A year after the release of "High School Co Ed" saw the second movie in the series "Red Classroom" get released. Wheras the first film showed the ghastly acts of rape themselves, this one is more interested in the devastating aftermath and psychological effects it can produce, as well as how easily one can blur reality with the celluloid world. Tetsuro Muraki, a pornographer, becomes obsessed with Nami Tsuchiya, when he sees her on a video in a school girl themed rape scene, only to find out that she's very far from the innocent that he made her to be in his mind, leading to a powerful and devastating ending. While the film lacks the raw edge of "High School Co Ed, I found this film to be endlessly more fascinating and a much deeper experience.

My Grade: B

DVD Extras: Commentary by Jasper Sharp; Bio/Filmographies; Separate Interviews with Takashi Ishii (17 minutes) and Takashi Ishii on Chusei Sone (10 minutes); Original Sleeve art; and Trailers for this and 4 other Angel Guts Films (High School Co Ed, Nami, Red Vertigo, & Red Porno) all available in Artsmagik's Box-set, but for some reason the 6th film "Angel Guts: Red Flash" is not in the set


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