Snakes and Earrings (2008)

Director
Yukio Ninagawa

Main cast
Yuriko Yoshitaka; Kengo Kora; Arata Iura; Yû Abiru; Tatsuya Fujiwara

Genres
Foreign, Romance, Thriller

Description
Based on the best-selling novel about a woman who decides that her one goal in life is to have her tongue split, this is the sexy body modification movie you’ve been waiting for. While alone in a nightclub, straight-laced Lui meets sensitive but troubled punk kid Ama (Kengo Kora of last year’s SAD VACATION). Mesmerized by his split tongue, she becomes obsessed with body modification and soon wants the same treatment. After Ama’s heavily-tattooed friend Shiba (Arata, 20th CENTURY BOYS) pierces her tongue, Lui finds herself inexorably drawn to both men – and to her growing list of desires, she now adds a tattoo.


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