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Title Star of David : hunting for beautiful girls = Dabide no hoshi: Bishôjo-gari / director: Noribumi Suzuki ; screenplay: Atsushi Yamatoya, based on the manga by Masaaki Soto.

Published [United States?] : Eastern Star, 2009.
©1979.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank DVD  9124  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (100 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Performers Cast: Asami Ogawa, Bunta Sugawara, Hiroshi Nawa, Yuka Asagiri.
Summary Star of David: Hunting for Beautiful Girls is a masterpiece of twisted and unique Japanese cinema. The most infamous of Nikkatsu's classic erotic "Pink" films, It's based on a popular erotic manga by Masaaki Soto. It portrays the life story of Tatsuya, a young man of proper descent who is hiding a dark secret. Tatsuya is a little messed up. He's a bastard child conceived from the result of a vicious sex attack on his mother by a violent rapist. Growing up he has a stepfather that treats him like dirt, degrades his mother by tying her up, whipping her and having sex with other women in her presence. Tatsuya eventually gets even by killing his stepfather, inheriting a fortune as a result. But it seems that he's also inherited his biological father's penchant for mistreating women, and is soon following in daddy's footsteps, abducting, raping and killing beautiful women.
Audience Classification: R18.
Original Version Originally produced: Japan : Nikkatsu, 1979.
System notes DVD ; NTSC ; region 1.
Language notes Japanese dialogue, with English subtitles.
Local note Lenton Parr Library copy donated by Christopher Dent.
Other author Suzuki, Norifumi, 1933-2014, director.
Yamatoya, Atsushi, 1937-1993, screenwriter.
Ogawa, Asami, actor.
Sugawara, Bunta, 1933-2014, actor.
Nikkatsu Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Eastern Star (Firm), issuing body.
Subject Horror films -- Japan.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Rapists -- Japan -- Drama.
Women -- Crimes against -- Drama.
Rape victims -- Drama.
Feature films -- Japan.
Variant Title Dabide no hoshi : Bishôjo-gari.
Star of David : Beauty hunting.
Local donor Dent, Christopher. Donor.
Standard Number 875707003223
Publisher Number ES003 Eastern Star