A.K.A: Onna no kappa
Runtime: 1h 23mn
Genre: Drama | Fantasy | Musical | Pinku
Director: Shinji Imaoka
Cast: Sawa Masaki, Yoshirô Umezawa, Ai Narita, Mutsuo Yoshioka
Directed by pink-film veteran Shinji IMAOKA (Lunch Box, Frog Song), shot by Christopher Doyle – the famed cinematographer behind Hero and countless films by Wong Kar Wai – and with music by Germany’s Stereo Total, Underwater Love – A Pink Musical promises to be unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
Asuka works in a lakeside fish factory. She is just about to be married to her boss. One day, she encounters a Kappa, a water creature living in the lake and learns that it is the reincarnation of Aoki, her first love. What ensues is a zany spectacle of love, music and sex.