OVER FOUR YEARS IN BONDAGE

EXPLORING THE JAPANESE ART OF KINBAKU

This feature documentary by director Bob Bentley explores the Japanese

art of rope bondage and the people who practice it, sometimes obsessively.

Kinbaku, also called Shibari, has origins in the medieval world. Almost forgotten, it has since been rediscovered in modern times, growing from a niche practice on the BDSM scene into a popular passion for many men, women and couples in Japan and throughout the West.

 

 

There are a number of formats of  THE PLEASURE OF ROPE:

 

  • 120 min theatrical feature

  • 90 min television feature

  • 3 x 52 min television series

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You might have already seen a shorter 90 minute version but this is the full unabridged 3 DVD set which has over 100 minutes of previously unseen material to make it the definitive  documentary on Kinbaku. 

The book is based on the unabridged 3 part DVD version of the film. 

The pictures are high quality screen grabs and the text is from the soundtrack.

It has 168 pages of intimate life stories and performances.

 

It is in hardback "coffee table" format.

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