Following Desire (a.k.a. Sayuri Ichijo: Wet Lust)

Following Desire (a.k.a. Sayuri Ichijo: Wet Lust)
Following Desire © 1972 Nikkatsu Corporation
  • Friday, May 26, 20:00 Deutsches Filmmuseum
    (Tickets only available at the Deutsches Filmmuseum)
  • 一条さゆり 濡れた欲情
    Ichijo Sayuri: Nureta yokujo

  • Japan 1972, 35mm, 70 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Director & script: Tatsumi KUMASHIRO
  • Camera: Shinsaku HIMEDA
  • Cast: Sayuri ICHIJO, Hiroko ISAYAMA, Kazuko SHIRAKAWA, Go AWAZU, Akira TAKAHASHI
  • Production & world sales: Nikkatsu
  • Film copy: Japan Foundation
  • With an introduction by Jasper Sharp

Harumi, a stripper, refuses to remain in the shadow of her famous colleague Sayuri and decides to outdo her rival. For his first Roman Porno film, Tatsumi KUMASHIRO received the Kinema Junpo Award for best screenplay, while Hiroko ISAYAMA was named best actress. Real-life stripper Sayuri ICHIJO gives a glimpse of her outrageous performances that often attracted not only loyal fans but also the police.

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