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The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai

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The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai

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This gratuitous film somehow takes the idea of girl power and turns it into a misogynistic raunchfest.

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Andrea Gronvall Chicago Reader A flimsy plot about Korean spies leads to a climactic sight gag involving an enhanced version of George W. Bush's forefinger, but it's all window dressing for the main attraction: lots of bouncing T & A. Sep 14, 2007 Full Review Bill Stamets Chicago Sun-Times The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai is far less silly than it thinks it is. The upbeat vibe of super-female power misfires with a gratuitous rape scene. Rated: 1.5/4 Jul 23, 2007 Full Review Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune Conceptually outlandish but routinely executed, this comic exploration of macho, control-freaky power struggles the world over remains skin-deep. Rated: 2/4 Jul 5, 2007 Full Review Andy Klein Los Angeles CityBeat ... a weird hybrid in the vein of the 1974 American sex pic Flesh Gordon, but with a more modern, goosed-up style. Jul 15, 2007 Full Review MaryAnn Johanson Flick Filosopher My head wants to explode at the woman-hating hideousness of this. Jun 22, 2007 Full Review Jason Ferguson Orlando Weekly Recklessly fun, explosively colorful and intensely, abusively edited. Jun 7, 2007 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member Perhaps my first 'pinky' film, it was meh, but with a couple of absolute hilarious and memorable scenes. Espeicially with George Bush. Not safe for kids. And some adults ;) Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/11/23 Full Review Audience Member WTF. Seriously. WTF. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member an amazing funny sexy movie. the actress is gorgeous, while doing a wonderful performance of getting turned on as she learns things after her injury. The spy substory adds great humor and an excuse to finish the tale. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member Geniale Pinku Eiga che fa molto molto ridere. Se i film sexy fossero tutti così, li guarderei sempre. Gli italiani cercavano di fare un genere simile con i vari film "pecorecci", finendo per fare film anche peggiori di certi porno. Qui invece si ride davvero, c'è un senso di surreale divertito anarchismo e la regia è decisamente buona. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/13/23 Full Review Audience Member A great trashy political absurd romp. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/06/23 Full Review Audience Member The kind of work now being shown at film fesitvals: God Bless America! Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Director
Mitsuru Meike