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Erotic Diary of an Office Lady (1977)

OL kanno nikki: Ah! Watashi no naka de (original title)
At 24, Asima lives with her father and works as an office girl, watching men get promoted and having their pick of the young women in the steno pool. She appears removed from it all, but ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Asami Ogawa ... Asami Suzumura
Michio Hino ... Kouhei Suzumura
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tatsuya Hamaguchi ... Togura
Hidetoshi Kageyama ... Kameda
Tamaki Komiyama ... Tsukamoto
Maya Kudô ... Youko
Morihei Murakuni ... Inuyama
Aoi Nakajima ... Komako Izumida
Mikiko Sakai ... Mother of Tsukamoto
Masako Tatehara ... Hatsuko
Katsurô Yamada ... Matsuki
Keisuke Yukioka ... Father of Tsukamoto
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At 24, Asima lives with her father and works as an office girl, watching men get promoted and having their pick of the young women in the steno pool. She appears removed from it all, but actually has a secret life she guards carefully. Her father arranges a marriage meeting with a friend who has an unmarried son. Asima may have a choice: an illicit relationship with a married boss or marriage to a dull family friend. A sidewalk vendor she meets one evening may offer something else. Does a young woman in her position have choices? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A Pink Film Which Works
29 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

Generally less explicit than films of this genre made outside of Japan owing to restrictions at the time, this is a pink (x rated) film about Asami (the pretty Asami Ogawa) who works in an office and is having an sexual relationship with her boss. She lives with her father, who is looking for her to get married. She doesn't seem averse to the idea and meets someone. The reason this film is watchable is that the plot is pretty good. Also, Asami Ogawa is good in her role. Of course, some of this film is fairly explicit, and a few of the sex scenes are more violent than sensual, but the production values are good and the direction, by legendary pink film director Masaru Konuma, is spot on. Of course, this is not for everyone, but if your tastes gravitate to these films, you can certainly do a lot worse. The fact that it has a good lead character makes it stronger and watchable.


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