Ecstasy of the Angels

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Ecstasy of the Angels
Directed by Kōji Wakamatsu
Produced by Wakamatsu Productions
Written by Izuru Deguchi
Starring Ken Yoshizawa
Rie Yokoyama
Yuki Arasa
Masao Adachi
Michio Akiyama
Yosuke Akiyama
Susumu Iwabuchi
Distributed by ATG
Release date
March 31, 1972
Running time
89 minutes
Country Japan
Language Japanese

Ecstasy of the Angels (天使の恍惚?, Tenshi no kōkotsu) is a later, more political, pink film directed by Kōji Wakamatsu.

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The movie focuses on the actions of a revolutionary movement. One faction, with a leader called October, breaks into a US weapons depot and takes cases of hand bombs. While escaping several soldiers are killed and October is blinded by the blast from a mishandled case of bombs. The movement's highest authority deems October unfit and sends Winter's February, leader of another faction, to take October's remaining bombs through any means necessary. This causes October and his soldiers to undergo a shift in their approach. One by one, the members start to take matters into their own hands.

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