In several weeks ago, the movie club in our school (NSYSU) wanted
to show a film. I do not know what is it name in English, because it
is a Japan film. But school stop it , because they say it is about
This film is adapted from a social case that made a greatsensation
all over Japan in 1936 . A woman cut away her lover`s sexual organs and
carry it walking in Tokey . She was seized by the policeman after four
This film was completed in 1975 and it investor is French, but it
director is Japanese. When this film showed in Europe first , it gave
rise to much controversy and discussion.
Does this film express art or salacity ? I feel it is art. But why
school say it is salacity. Hope someone has seen this film can tell me
your opinion. I have another question. What university in Taiwan has
showed this film in public ? Thank you.
Steve Lue 6/10/1992
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