[REL] Ai o kou hito AKA Begging for Love (1998)

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[REL] Ai o kou hito AKA Begging for Love (1998)

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Ai o kou hito (1998)

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0168450/

Can't find much about this one, any info appreciated :)
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Re: [REQ] Ai o kou hito (1998)

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Trailer


Looks like a harsh dramatic film. Might be good or it might put demons in your head? :twisted:

Found several listings for the dvd so there may be rips about. Search: 愛を乞うひと 1998
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Re: [REQ] Ai o kou hito (1998)

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Well, part 1 can be watched here...

https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5nzvfa

Gives a little preview into the context of the film.
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The dailymotion link looks like the 2017 TV remake of the same story. Info here in English:

https://jdramas.wordpress.com/2017/01/1 ... -kou-hito/

I can get an unsubtitled version of the 2017 movie (complete and I believe without commercials), and I am currently looking into it. (Find time to download, watch it, see if it fits FLM ...)

The original 1998 film is available unsubtitled on dvd for $40 - $50. No thanks, not worth that!

[ If anyone thinks "yes," check amazon.jp for 愛を乞うひと or yesasia.com for Ai wo kouhito ]

It also appears to be on iTunes (Japan?) and Amazon Prime Japan:

https://tv.apple.com/jp/movie/%E6%84%9B ... n6b9okgwla

https://www.amazon.co.jp/%E6%84%9B%E3%8 ... B00F3FPQYM

Looks interesting but I am not sure if the story can be followed by non-Japanese speakers without the appropriate subtitles. Chinese subtitles are readily available, though!

https://www.opensubtitles.org/en/search ... kou%20hito

The English title of the film is "Begging for Love" and the Japanese title 愛を乞うひと does indeed translate as "A person begging for love". I think you can guess what kind of video results are obtained from searching for that!
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Re: [REQ] Ai o kou hito (1998)

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Trying very hard to give no spoilers. :)

I watched Rich_Visiting's preview and I may have missed the subtleties but I didn't need subtitles to get the gist of the story line. The little sweetheart playing the daughter is a stellar actress even at this age. Ohmygod I wanted to smack the crap out of the mother, then make her eat that crap just so I could smack it out of her again. She had to be either batcrap crazy or just plain evil and I don't know how the other adults in the area, especially the man living there, could allow her to do that.

This part of the film cut off abruptly, but the teaser at the beginning gives an idea of how the situation resolves, thank goodness. I don't want to watch the woman do any more but I do want to see how she gets punished for it.

Definitely not for the weak of heart because your blood pressure is gonna go through the roof. Watching the wacky Japanese commercials can be pretty entertaining. :lol:
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I happen to have a full dvdrip of this movie, and am sharing it now. Unfortunately it doesn't come with an English subtitle; the hard Chinese subtitle is unremovable.

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Re: [REL] Ai o kou hito AKA Begging for Love (1998)

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Thanks, flmwayne. I'll take some blood pressure pills before I watch it. ;)
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Re: [REL] Ai o kou hito AKA Begging for Love (1998)

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Excellent! I am glad to see this even without subtitles that I can read. Thank you!
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Re: [REL] Ai o kou hito AKA Begging for Love (1998)

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Thanks for the DVD-Rip! :)

I managed to create a trial Prime membership on Amazon Japan.

... soon without subtitles in HD in this theatre ;)
I am glad to see this even without subtitles.
The DVD-Rip has chinese hardsubs... or did I get you wrong?
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Re: [REL] Ai o kou hito AKA Begging for Love (1998)

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Night457 wrote: I am glad to see this even without subtitles.
ghost wrote:The DVD-Rip has chinese hardsubs... or did I get you wrong?
You of course read correctly, and I have edited my post to reflect this. I was just so excited and in haste to give my thanks to flmwayne ...

It has subtitles ... I just have not been educated to read them. :oops:

I am also looking forward to your version ghost without any subtitles ... and with the number of Japanese films I have watched, I have a better chance of understanding a few spoken words here and there of Japanese than I have of learning written Chinese because hooboy that would take some serious study and work.
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