Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.
The pornographic painting with Octopus in Part 1 of the film was 'The Dream of the Fisherman's Wife', work of Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849), Japanese artist of the Edo period. The pornographic story read by Hideko's aunt in Part 2 was an excerpt from Jin Ping Mei (The Plum in the Golden Vase), a Chinese erotic classic.
Love. A conman like you knows what love is?
In the hotel scene in Part Three, the Seiko Solar wristwatch Lady Hideko glances at was not introduced until the 1980s.
Extended version runs approx. 21 minutes longer.
$92,129 (USA) (23 October 2016)
$2,005,473 (USA) (17 February 2017)
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