The always trangresive filmmaker Sion Sono has been a household name among cult movie fans, and recently, he's been gaining the notice of international cinema circles. For example, his new Guilty of Romance made its premiere at Cannes. With a European DVD/Blu-ray release planned for October 31, check out the new trailer after the below.
Izumi is married to a famous romantic novelist but their life seems just a simple repetition without romance. One day, she decides to follow her desires and accepts to be a naked model that fakes sex in front of the camera. Soon she meets a mentor and starts selling her body to strangers but at home, she is still the wife she is supposed to be.One day a brutally murdered body is found in the love hotels district. The police tries to understand what happened.
North America is getting its DVD/Blu-ray release of Sono's true crime film Cold Fish this fall.
His weird four hour epic Love Exposure opens in New York in September.
His adaptation of the horror manga Himizu premieres at the Venice Film Festival at the end of the month.