In the early 1990's, Kazumasa Sagawa, while in Paris, killed and ate his girlfriend. In 1995, he starred in his feature film debut, Spanking Love.
Dangerous liaisons... Sadomasochism... Men and women float between dangerously... opposed yet intertwined worlds of love and hate, pain and pleasure, and the physical and the spiritual. This is the controversial film about the modern culture of boundless desire!
Ryo Masuda is a washed-up-has-been adult video director who has just lost his leading actress. Now, he has to find someone to replace her, even if it means just taking someone off the street to produce his latest masterpiece - a low budget S&M video.
When Yukie, a young woman, enters the dark world of pain and pleasure and turns the production into an unexpected hit, Ryo becomes completely drawn into the world of sadomasochism and - his newfound star.
Based on the original story by Kenichi Yamakawa, Spanking Love shows the underbelly of modern life in Japan and its thriving adult video industry with stylish cinematography, a sultry script and an attractive cast.
Spoken Languages: Japanese, English subtitles.