A Snake of June (Rokugatsu no hebi)
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Shinya Tsukamoto's Rokugatsu No Hebi (A Snake of June) is an erotic drama abut a married couple. Rinko (Asuka Kurosawa) and her husband Shigehiko (Yuji Koutari) have seen their marriage become sexless, which frustrates Rinko. One day she receives a letter containing pictures of her pleasuring herself. The person who sends the letter calls her and reveals himself to be Igushi (Shinya Tsukamoto), a former psychiatric patient of Rinko's. Igushi begins to order Rinko to perform increasingly erotic acts. After Shigehiko finds one of Igushi's letters, the husband becomes involved in the… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 56%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Never turns the corner from being fantasy-porn."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Not exactly for all tastes . . ."
‑ James O'Ehley, Movie Gurus
"...an unforgettably excruciating experience."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"... an intriguing and ultimately inscrutable enigma ... drip(s) with a bizarre eroticism ..."
‑ Anton Bitel, Movie Gazette
"Any notion of Snake commenting on sexual repression in Japan is lost amid the nonsense."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Tsukamoto has matured since his Tetsuo days and proves more subtly disquieting than younger countryman Takashi Miike"
‑ Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
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