Saturday, November 6, 2010
Paradise Kiss - Takehiko Shinjo (2011)
Based on Ai Yazawa's shoujo manga of the same name Takehiko Shinjo's "Paradise Kiss" sees the life of high schooler Yukari Hayasaka (Keiko Kitagawa) change from the daily stresses of exams and studying to walking down the runway after she is recruited to be a fashion model for a hot international designer named George Koizumi (Osamu Mukai). Shot in both Tokyo and New York "Paradise Kiss" is due out in Japan in May 2011.
Daydream - Tetsuji Takechi (1964)
Thought of as the very first pink film Tetsuji Takechi's "Daydream" takes a classic Japanese short story into strange and sexy territory. Based on a 1926 short story by Junichiro Tanizaki the film centers around a woman who while under sedation at the dentist dreams of a dark sexual encounter... but is it just a dream?