• Director(s)

    Toshiharu Ikeda

  • Production Year

    1985

  • Genre(s)

    Crime, Drama, Film Noir

  • Approx. running minutes

    90m

  • Cast

    Mari Amachi, Johnny Ohkura, Yuki Kazamatsuri

Film

Scent of a Spell

strong sex, sexually abusive behaviour, violence

SCENT OF A SPELL is a 1985 Japanese crime drama in which a good Samaritan gets more than he bargained for after entering into a relationship with a troubled woman he saved from drowning.

SCENT OF A SPELL is a 1985 Japanese crime drama in which a good Samaritan gets more than he bargained for after entering into a relationship with a troubled woman he saved from drowning.

violence
Strong violence includes characters being beaten to death with blunt objects, resulting in blood spurts.
sex
There are sustained scenes of strong sex, featuring breast and buttock nudity, and masturbation.
sexual violence and sexual threat
Scenes of sexual activity present issues around consent. For example, a man gropes his partner's breasts while she sleeps. In another scene, he orders her to strip down to her underwear so that he can initiate sex.
flashing/flickering lights
This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.
There are scenes of suicide and references to suicidal ideation, as well as references to an abusive relationship.
  • Director(s)

    Toshiharu Ikeda

  • Production Year

    1985

  • Genre(s)

    Crime, Drama, Film Noir

  • Approx. running minutes

    90m

  • Cast

    Mari Amachi, Johnny Ohkura, Yuki Kazamatsuri

strong sex, sexually abusive behaviour, violence
Classified Date:
14/06/2024
Version:
2D
Use:
Physical media + VOD/Streaming
Distributor:
Third Window Films
violence
Strong violence includes characters being beaten to death with blunt objects, resulting in blood spurts.
sex
There are sustained scenes of strong sex, featuring breast and buttock nudity, and masturbation.
sexual violence and sexual threat
Scenes of sexual activity present issues around consent. For example, a man gropes his partner's breasts while she sleeps. In another scene, he orders her to strip down to her underwear so that he can initiate sex.
flashing/flickering lights
This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.
There are scenes of suicide and references to suicidal ideation, as well as references to an abusive relationship.
  • Classified date

    14/06/2024

  • Language

    Japanese