In this audaciously kinky, meta-comedic thriller, a lonely father with a secret taste for S&M (Nao Ohmori, best known for his titular turn in Takashi Miike's Ichi the Killer) hires a boutique dominatrix agency that specializes in guerilla acts of public degradation. Although the rough treatment and humiliation Takafumi Katayama receives from these leather-clad women—in cafés and on the street—drives him to ecstatic pleasure, he soon finds himself over his head during a surprise house call by one of the mistresses. After a freak and fatal accident, Takafumi is forced into action with a slew of vengeful dominatrices chasing him down. With the help of his son, he'll have to devise a plan to take on the relentless femmes fatales, who each possess a unique S&M talent by which to exact painful revenge. R100—the title a riff on the Japanese movie rating system, whose equivalent to NC-17 is R18—is directed by Hitoshi Matsumoto (Big Man Japan, Symbol) - one of Japan's most preeminent and beloved comedic talents.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
15 Ratings
15 Ratings

78% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7/10
  • Fresh 21
  • Rotten 6

Critics Consensus: R100 definitely isn't for everyone, but audiences open to writer-director Hitoshi Matsumoto's fetish-driven thrills will find it a suitably perverse pleasure to watch.

Information

Studio
Drafthouse Films
Released
Copyright
© 2013 Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Languages

Primary
Japanese (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
English (United States)

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