Ecstasy of the Angels DVD

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Ecstasy of the Angels DVD

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Tenshi no kôkotsu 1972 JAPAN Kôji Wakamatsu, Masao Adachi, Rie Yokoyama, Ken Yoshizawa, Yuki Arasa



  • Directed by Kôji Wakamatsu
  • Starring Ken Yoshizawa, Rie Yokoyama, Yuki Arasa, Masao Adachi
  • Written by Masao Adachi

Ecstasy of the Angels (1972) -- The '60s are definitely over in director Koji Wakamatsu's outrageous look at the Japanese radical movement. A group of oversexed militants (named after the days of the week) try to steal weapons from a U.S Army base--Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are killed. Slowly, the surviving group members realize they've been betrayed by their own organization, and begin to wreak sexual and political anarchy on everything in sight. Between the 1960's and early 1970's, Japanese cinema literally exploded with some of the greatest genre filmmaking ever seen--a mindbending Cinemascope paradise of samurai swordfests, crazed yakuza thrillers and low-budget erotica. In conjunction with the American Cinematheque, Image Entertainment presents this rarely-seen Japanese cult film.

Includes Full Menu & Interview with Koji. This DVD is unavailable commercially and now out of Print. Black & White.

Ecstasy of the Angels DVD is offered as a compact edition. This transfer is manufactured on demand and is presented on premium DVD-R with thermal disc print in a clear plastic wallet. Important: This title has been manufactured from the best-quality video master (rated 8/10) currently available and has not been remastered or restored.