Belladonna of Sadness / Kanashimi no Belladonna


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###Belladonna of Sadness / Kanashimi no Belladonna

Themes: witches
Objectionable content: Intense
Running time: 89 minutes
Vintage: 1973-06-30

Plot Summary: The beautiful peasant woman Jeanne is raped by a demonic overlord on her wedding night. Spurned by her husband, she has no outlet for her awakened libido, which develops to give her powers of witchcraft. Experimental watercolor animation style based on Medieval European witchcraft legends and illustrations.

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[size=16]Belladonna of Sadness in LA This Month[/size]
posted on 2009-01-09 03:23 EST

[size=16]Press Release: Cinelicious Pics To Restore Belladonna of Sadness For U.S. Release[/size]
Oct 30th 2014


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[size=16]Press Release: Cinelicious Pics, SpectreVision, and The Cinefamily Team To Present 4K Restoration of Japanese Anime Feature Belladonna of Sadness (1973)[/size]
Aug 25th 2015
Cinelicious Pics, SpectreVision, and The Cinefamily team to present 4K restoration of Japanese Anime Feature Belladonna of Sadness (1973)


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[size=16]Vice.com: “Belladonna Of Sadness” - This Porn-y 70s Film Is a Mind-Melting Head Trip About a Witch and a Tiny Talking Penis[/size]
By J. W. McCormack - February 18, 2016


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[size=16]Belladonna of Sadness Anime Film’s Trailer Previews 4K Digital Restoration[/size]
posted on 2016-02-20 00:30 EST
Restoration of Eiichi Yamamoto’s 1973 experimental anime film opens in U.S. in May


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BELLADONNA OF SADNESS - Official Green Band Trailer


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The LE listing now mentions this:

First printings ONLY of the regular edition of the book will include a Blu-ray disc of the 4k restored version of the feature film Belladonna of Sadness (1973, dir. Eiichi Yamamoto), with Bonus Features including interviews with the director, composer and illustrator of the film, original trailer and more. Once the first printing of the book is sold out, the Blu-ray will not be included with any future printings—so order now.


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###Turner Classic Movies Lists Airing of Belladonna of Sadness Film on March 5
posted on 2017-02-26 09:45 EST