Horrors of Malformed Men (1969)

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Avg Rating: 3.8 / 5. Voted: 16

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AKA: Edogawa Rampo Zenshū: Kyoufu Kikei Ningen
Year: 1969
Directed by: Teruo Ishii
Starring: Teruo Yoshida (Hitomi/Genzaburo), Tatsumi Hijikata (Jogoro), Teruko Yumi (Hideko/Hatsuyo),
Country: Japan, Asian Cinema
Language: Japanese (English Subs)
Runtime: 01:39:14
Genres: Mystery, Body Modification, Family, Incest

Plot – Spoilers:
Hitomi is an inmate at a mental institution, haunted by a lullaby and strange recurring images of a cliff and weird people. He escapes from the asylum and follows the distant sound of the same lullaby being sung by a woman on the street. The next day, he visits her at a circus where she performs, but she is killed by an unknown assailant before she can provide further details.

Hitomi is now not only a certified madman but also an alleged murderer and so goes into hiding, traveling along the coast of Japan, hoping to unravel the mysteries that haunt him. His efforts lead him to a recently deceased identical man, and a bizarre island populated with deformed people engaging in various perversions including bestiality and led by a crazy deformed man with webbed fingers.

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Viktor
Viktor
May 30, 2019 4:36 pm

Thank you greatly for uploading this one, always wanted to see it and Im glad I did, it is quite an impressive oddity right up my alley.

The Ripper
The Ripper
October 4, 2020 3:21 pm

A strange vintage Japanese movie, but definitely not so f*cked up…

Dr. Lecter
Dr. Lecter
January 19, 2021 5:02 am

What an odd but strangely captivating movie. I spend two years in Tokyo and two things I know to be true. Japanese women almost always have the most beautiful breasts…. even after having several children… and Japanese women LOVE LOVE LOVE blonde haired men. It’s something they don’t see very often, like it’s almost taboo or something… and they’re infatuated by it.

Zed Man
Zed Man
Reply to  Dr. Lecter
April 14, 2021 11:25 am

Do they also pixellate their genitals, like they do in all their movies?

Anonymous
Anonymous
Reply to  Dr. Lecter
July 26, 2021 9:13 pm

Wrong, Blonde Nordic women have the most beautiful breasts almost always cause they have pink nipples and less body hair, Japanese women like to keep their vag a jungle watch Japanese porn and you’ll see.

Thiago Granato
Thiago Granato
July 4, 2021 10:22 pm

Unique! Thanks for it.

Mike James
Mike James
June 4, 2022 10:03 pm

A Japanese take on Island of Doctor Moreau. Can’t say I enjoyed it.