Pop Avant-Garde Violence: The Films Of Koji Wakamatsu

Pop Avant-Garde Violence: The Films Of Koji Wakamatsu

Jack Hunter


Koji Wakamatsu's progressive politico-porno movies of the Nineteen Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies stay the main strong examples in their style made in Japan. Wakamatsu combined radical idealism (he was once a identified sympathiser with terrorist factions comparable to the purple Army), sexual violence, and underground movie suggestions to devastating impression in such vintage movies as Violated Angels, Shojo Geba Geba and The Angelic Orgasm.

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