Monday, July 23, 2012


Lieutenant Kurakowa returns home from the Sino-Japanese war as a decorated war hero. He is literally a husk of his former self with his limbs torn off and no auditory perception. But that does not stop him from abusing his wife who in turns feels duty bound to take care of his needs. A disturbing film that examines the effect of Japanese wars on both the soldiers and their families.

Rating: * * +

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