Guts of a Virgin [SOLD]

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Guts of a virgin? (DVDR- COVER CASE)
(orig:
Shojo no harawata (1986) aka Entrails of a Virgin)
Stars: Saeko Kizuki, Naomi Hagio, Kazuhiko Goda, Taiju Kato
Other Stars: Megumi Kawashima, Osamu Tsuruoka, Kazuhiko Goda
Director: Kazuo 'Gaira' Komizu

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DVD SPEC:
LANG:
ENGLSIH / GERMAN
DURATION: 85 MINS
EXTRAS: PICTURE GALLERY, ORIGINAL TRAILER, SCENE SELECTION, SUBTITLES (ON.OFF)
LABEL: SHOCK DVD (HOLLAND)

"STRONG UNCUT VERSION!"

With all the title changes there has been a lot of confusion as to how many of these films there are in the series. And which is which? Well basically there are 2. This one sometimes entitled? Guts of a Virgin and also Guts of a beauty. The DVD? "Rusted Body" was never apart of the series, just a cash in.

So the titles are:
Guts of a Virgin (aka)
Entrails of a Virgin
Shojo no harawata

and
Guts of a Beauty (aka)
Bijo no Harawata
Entrails of a Beautiful Woman (USA) (DVD title)
Guts of a Virgin 2


GUTS OF A VIRGIN DVD Review from www.digitallyobsessed.com


[Editor's note: THIS REVIEW SHOULD BE AVOIDED BY SENSITIVE READERS.]

For years, the over-the-top excess of 1986 Japanese sexploitation/gore film Entrails of a Virgin (Shojo no harawata)?as well as its sister title Entrails of a Beautiful Woman ?have existed as the stuff of genre legend, made all the more famous by incessant fanboy chatter than anything else. Poor quality bootlegs were the way most fans, if any, would have ever seen either of these flicks, but to scratch a pesky genre itch,

Like a lot of horror titles, this one is remarkably slim on plot (and runtime, clocking in at barely 75 minutes), and exists primarily to have a group of men and women on a photo shoot, isolated in a remote cabin somewhere to serve as fleshy fodder for some mysterious mud-covered man/monster in between prolonged bouts of rough sex. The males are photographers, and the females are models, and as we learn during the rapid cuts of the opening sequence there is quite a bit of sexual hijinks going on, though we're never sure if its in the mind of the leering men or not.

There is a lot of sex going on here?far more than the touted gore?and its rather graphic, as well, even if it falls under the strict Japanese censorship laws that required some type of visual censorship to block pubic hair and genitalia. Entrails was released with a hazy "fogging" over the naughty bits, as it is on this disc, but the sex, much of it bordering on rape, manages to seem far more hardcore than most typical horror films.

Despite its infamous history, Entrails of a Virgin doesn't really pride itself on providing what you might call a cohesive story; it is a series of graphic sex scenes (and plenty of them) that over time drifts into extreme physical and emotional abuse followed by its trademark gore that today is somehow far less disgusting than it is simply bizarre. When the creature from the murky mud starts offing, and screwing, characters, writer/director Kazuo Komizu?here billing himself simply as "Gaira"?acts as if he wants to try to be the Japanese Evil Dead-era Sam Raimi by creating a vividly manic and grotesque film that seems to want to shock and offend, often to the point of such farfetched moments as a woman attempting fellatio on a corpse, or madly masturbating with a severed arm. The dismembered masturbation scene is really where Komizu begins to spin faster and faster into slap-you-in-the-face arty/gore weirdness, only to best himself by having the still wrigglin' appendage finalize the act by removing the poor woman's insides via her nether regions.

At one point, when things start getting particularly unpleasant, one of the female characters screams "I want to live a normal life!" Fat chance of that happening in Komizu's skewed world, because there can be no happy ending, even if it means a jive cliffhanger of a climax that drags his film back into the realm of countless other forgettable horror titles.

All of the wild sex and mildly inventive gore gives Entrails of a Virgin a dangerous edge, or at the very least some kind of perverted luster that made it unique for its time. The problem is, I felt like I was watching a series of vignettes instead of an entire film; while I was willing to see how far Komizu would go to shock and dismay with gore, I found myself more amazed at the intensity of the sex rather than the comparatively tame blood and guts.

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