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Isao Yukisada

by Justin Stewart Film

Aroused by Gymnopedies | Isao Yukisada

Nikkatsu is in the process of rolling out a new crop of “romantic pornography” (or Roman Porno) films—a throwback to their heyday in the 1970s and ‘80s, when the studio went “pink” in an effort to compete with television. As then, the only real…

July 19, 2017
by InRO Staff Festival Coverage Film

New York Asian Film Festival 2017 – Dispatch 3

The 16th annual New York Asian Film Festival recently ended its two-week run. We’ve already published two dispatches from the fest—for our third and final one, we have a few quick-takes on some exciting new Japanese films, including another entry in Nikkatsu’s Roman Porno reboot (Isao Yukisada’s Aroused by Gymnopedies),…

July 19, 2017
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