A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist.
“Love Exposure” is a Japanese movie directed by Sion Sono and released in 2008. The film follows a teenage boy named Yu Honda, who is raised by his single father, a Catholic priest. Yu becomes obsessed with taking “upskirt” photos of women and is pressured by his father to confess his sins regularly. To earn his father’s forgiveness, Yu joins a cult-like group called the Zero Church and begins to practice martial arts and become a skilled panty thief.
Along the way, Yu meets a young girl named Yoko who becomes the object of his affection. However, Yoko is also being pursued by a dangerous cult leader named Aya, who is seeking revenge against Yoko’s father. As the story progresses, Yu must navigate his complicated relationships and the dangerous world of religious cults to protect the ones he loves.
“Love Exposure” is known for its unconventional storytelling, with a runtime of nearly four hours and a mix of comedy, drama, and romance. The film has received critical acclaim and has been praised for its exploration of complex themes such as love, religion, and sexuality.