Hijiriko makes off from the bar she works at with money and a car that isn't hers. Meanwhile, Jiro Katagiri is up to no good with his gangster friends and ends up making off with all their ...
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Kiyohime, a daughter of Tokugawa Ienari is married-off to Tadateru Ogura, the lord of a Kyushu clan. However, the lord's sexual inexperience and Kiyohime's strict morals lead to significant... See full summary »
Two Japanese men help a Vietnam war deserter escape from Japan for Sweden. They plan to fund the escape by selling LSD pills. After word of the drug deal gets spread around they find themselves fending off rival gangs.
Nami Matsushima's sister goes missing and after getting too caught up in doing something about it, Nami is given a fifteen year sentence for a murder she didn't commit. She's sent to an all women prison where she's not exactly welcome.
Hijiriko makes off from the bar she works at with money and a car that isn't hers. Meanwhile, Jiro Katagiri is up to no good with his gangster friends and ends up making off with all their ill-gotten gains, much to their disapproval. The two misfits end up meeting after a car crash and soon end up on the road together in (another) stolen car.
A genuine Japanese flick that feels like a cheap imitation from Hong Kong. Uninspired story -- "Bonnie and Clyde" without believable attraction between the heroes and without the social background. Add terrible too-directly illustrative music, very bad stunts-men who somersault too early, totally unrealistic gunshots and one really wonders how they found these all in the country of good craftsmanship! Sex scenes that are very mild by pinku standards but unpleasant nonetheless, like a rape endured apathetically without any fighting. But the worst is the acting, wooden from the part of the beautiful Meiko Kaji (she improves a little in the last ten minutes) and terribly overshot from all the others.
Two stars because there is 1970s coolness factor (cars and clothing) and because you can imagine Tarantino recycling his memories of this movie into something actually good. But you can find these in much better Japanese films of the era.
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