A Snake of June (2002)

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Avg Rating: 4.2 / 5. Voted: 33

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AKA: Rokugatsu no Hebi
Directed by: Shinya Tsukamoto
Starring: Asuka Kurosawa (Rinko), Yûji Kôtari (Husband), Shinya Tsukamoto (Stalker)
Country: Japan, Asian Cinema
Language: Japanese (English Subs)
Runtime: 01:16:51
Genres: Voyeur, Porno-Themed

Plot – Spoilers:
Rinko is a mild-mannered young woman who works as a counselor advising troubled people over the phone. One of the men she had advised works as a photographer for a group who specialize in a type of a virtual-porno experience. The guy was suicidal, until Rinko’s sweet voice gave him a new purpose in life: to force-help Rinko express her sexuality that was repressed in a marriage to a much older man.

A Snake of June is exciting so long as it sticks to its stalker-voyeur angle, but stumbles when it attempts to bring the empty couple together. But it’s got monochrome style and will certainly appeal to Shinya Tsukamoto fans.

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fred fat
fred fat
December 25, 2020 11:39 pm

the japanese know how to do sensual

Heidi Attwood
Heidi Attwood
August 21, 2020 11:13 pm

Slow, incomprehensible, boring IMO.

August 21, 2020 12:32 am

The biggest perversion of Rinko is being married with a so much older man.
So, from the start, the film has no conflicts or problem to be solved: the photographer gives Rinko the way to be stuck in her problem rather then solving it.
Anyway the movie gives hope to find younger and attractive womens to everyone; this must be recognized 🙂
Strictly to the movie line, it’s very well written and staged, with perfect balanced state of mind.