Pleasures of the Flesh DVD (PAL Region 2)

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Oshima’s spin on the notorious ‘pink’ film is a brazen and vivid thriller that takes a Hitchcockian premise (a murderer is blackmailed by a thief) and turns it into a exploration and allegory of post-war materialism, greed and sexual exploitation

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Oshima’s spin on the notorious ‘pink’ film is a brazen and vivid thriller that takes a Hitchcockian premise (a murderer is blackmailed by a thief) and turns it into a exploration and allegory of post-war materialism, greed and sexual exploitation. Having murdered a man who raped one of his students, teacher Wakizaka finds himself blackmailed into hiding a huge some of money. Increasing unstable and deteriorating further into a spiral of guilt and obsession, Wakizaka succumbs to his baser impulses and decides to spend the cash on indulging his every impulse and sensual urge – and face the consequences later … Pleasures of the Flesh sees Oshima first embrace the themes and visual motifs of pornography, sadism and obsession that characterise his later works.



  • Import DVD

  • PAL Region 2

  • Japanese with English Subtitles

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Weight 5 oz