Two short stories set in Edo during the Shogun era. 1. During a time when Christians are persecuted vehemently, Iori falls in love with young Christian girl. When she and her family are ...
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Two short stories set in Edo during the Shogun era. 1. During a time when Christians are persecuted vehemently, Iori falls in love with young Christian girl. When she and her family are captured during a raid, his sadistic master takes her as his personal slave to torment Iori, and tries breaking her spirit by means of rape, torture and pure sadism. After Iori refuses to participate any longer he is exiled, but vows to get her back no matter what it takes. 2. When Sutezo is forced to serve the barbarous master of a brothel in order to repay his debts, he becomes friends with a young girl named Sato in process. Together, they both escape and try to get by on scams and petty theft.Written by
Disturbing film showcases the evolution of tortures and sexual violence of Imperial Japan
The film is divided in two parts: 1st half in 1600s of Edo and the 2nd half in 1800s of the Imperial Japan.
The first half of the movie ultra violent nature of that hostile Edo rule depicting gore and horrific scenes might make your skin crawl.
The second half of the film tones down the violence a bit adding some dark humor and Black Comedy so as to show the society did progressed from it's Barbaric approaches of tortures or sexual violence to more humiliating approaches where the intention was to break them morally. The film certainly not suited for general audience because it would certainly lead you to depression.
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