Tokyo Bound - Open letter to ALL TV researchers

By MsDemmie on Tue 24 Sep 2002 at 07:22

I had the pleasure of watching Tokyo Bound - The Bondage Mistresses of Japan , last night. And it was a pleasure. The programme made a genuine attempt to portray and understand the dynamics involved. It did not set out to titillate and gave the viewer an insight into the motivations of both the Mistresses and their clients. It also showed the importance of safety, knowing what you are doing and after-care as well as offering some stunning rope work by a Japanese Rope master. It was a very *balanced* programme, without sensationalism. There was no element of the *freak -show*.
NOW the RANT. Why has it not been possible for UK film makers to produce something in a similar vein? Why do they have to portraty BDSM in the way that they do? BDSM has a lot more to offer than just kinky sex ..... so SHOW IT.

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