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20 March 2021

Arrow Video revels in SHOGUN'S JOYS OF TORTURE (review)

A young, idealistic judge examines the tendency of Edo-era judicial punishment towards torture and cruelty in Teruo Ishii's grueling sixties anthology SHOGUN'S JOY OF TORTURE.

REVIEW LINK: Arrow Video USA/MVD Visual (US) Region A/B Blu-ray (DVD Drive-in)

SHOGUN'S JOYS OF TORTURE Blu-ray specs:

  • 1080p24 MPEG-4 AVC 2.35:1 Widescreen
  • Japanse LPCM 1.0
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • Audio Commentary by Japanese cinema expert Tom Mes
  • "Teruo Ishii: Erotic-Grotesque Maestro" interview with the author Patrick Macias
  • "Bind, Torture, Thrill" video essay by author and critic Jasper Sharp
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Image Gallery
  • Reversible cover featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Jacob Phillips.
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: an illustrated collectors’ booklet featuring new writing on the film by Mark Schilling

 

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