Takayuki Yamada as porn pioneer Toru Muranishi in The Naked Director. Photo: Netflix
Stephen McCarty
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The Naked Director: Japan’s porn industry gets the Netflix treatment

  • The streaming service tells the unlikely story of a downtrodden encyclopaedia salesman turned adult film director
  • Based on a true story, it could only be made in Japan, with its singular sexual taboos, traditions and perversions
Takayuki Yamada as porn pioneer Toru Muranishi in The Naked Director. Photo: Netflix
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