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Name {SB} Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan [1972] (x264)
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Info Hash 4ef15e90052e085c4bbba78dc5ada5fdbd771384
Description Intimate Confessions of a Chinese Courtesan (愛奴)

AKA (Alternative Title)...........: Ainu
AKA (Alternative Title)...........: Body and Sword
AKA (French Title).................: Ai Nu, esclave de l'amour
AKA (Simplified Chinese).......: 愛奴
AKA (Mandarin Pinyin)...........: ài nú

Year: 1972
Genres: Action / Drama / Martial Arts
Country: Hong Kong

Filename: Intimate.Confessions.of.a.Chinese.Courtesan.愛奴.(ài.nú).1972.cmn.DVDRip.x264.mkv
Filesize: 693 MB
Runtime: 1h 26m

Container Format..........: mkv
Video Codec...................: x264
Video Bitrate..................: 736 Kbps
Resolution......................: 704x352 pixels
Aspect Ratio...................: 2.40:1 (Widescreen)
Frame Rate....................: 29.97 fps
Bits/(Pixel*Frame)........: 0.094

Subtitles.........................: English, Traditional Chinese (idx/sub)
[color=#E0ECF7]Uploaded and ripped for by montezuma

Audio Language.............: Mandarin (cmn)
Audio Information.........: AC3 5.1, 384 Kbps

Info link: IMDb
Cast: Lily Ho, Betty Pei, Yueh Hua, Tung Lam, Chan Shen, Fang Mien, ...

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Synopsis / Plot:
One of the most controversial and best-directed films in the history of Hong Kong erotic cinema, these Intimate Confessions shocked avid audiences in 1972, and even today exerts a raw power. Lily Ho, in her most daring role, plays an aristocratic maiden abducted and sold to the Four Seasons Brothel where she is caught in a web of sex, murder, and intrigue in both the bordello and the imperial court. (IVL).

Encoding details: (for personal record)
-Now with PSNR and SSIM values. I can't find anything on the net on what numbers would be good. Someone may enlighten me if you know something.
-Since the encoded video turned out so small I added the original 5.1 AC3 audio and coincidentally it became roughly 700mb in total xD
-The source DVD9 is extremely blurry (likely the reason for the small encoding size).

x264 core 93 r1542 5b86182
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x264 [info]: frame I:889   Avg QP:18.32  size: 25358  PSNR Mean Y:47.28 U:50.41 V:50.43 Avg:48.08 Global:47.66
x264 [info]: frame P:36400 Avg QP:21.93  size:  7041  PSNR Mean Y:44.77 U:48.38 V:48.32 Avg:45.63 Global:45.10
x264 [info]: frame B:117625 Avg QP:27.06  size:  1673  PSNR Mean Y:43.90 U:48.16 V:48.07 Avg:44.88 Global:44.28
x264 [info]: consecutive B-frames:  1.1%  3.0%  9.8% 37.6% 10.6% 35.0%  2.1%  0.7%
x264 [info]: mb I  I16..4:  5.8% 78.8% 15.4%
x264 [info]: mb P  I16..4:  2.0% 12.3%  0.9%  P16..4: 39.0% 19.1% 11.5%  0.0%  0.0%    skip:15.1%
x264 [info]: mb B  I16..4:  0.2%  1.3%  0.1%  B16..8: 30.1%  5.3%  1.3%  direct: 3.4%  skip:58.3%  L0:40.6% L1:49.6% BI: 9.8%
x264 [info]: 8x8 transform intra:80.6% inter:77.3%
x264 [info]: direct mvs  spatial:100.0% temporal:0.0%
x264 [info]: coded y,uvDC,uvAC intra: 72.3% 72.9% 33.7% inter: 13.4% 11.1% 1.3%
x264 [info]: i16 v,h,dc,p: 38% 12%  9% 41%
x264 [info]: i8 v,h,dc,ddl,ddr,vr,hd,vl,hu: 21%  6%  8%  7% 10% 15%  8% 14%  9%
x264 [info]: i4 v,h,dc,ddl,ddr,vr,hd,vl,hu: 19%  5%  3%  8% 14% 18% 10% 13%  9%
x264 [info]: Weighted P-Frames: Y:2.8%
x264 [info]: ref P L0: 51.1% 19.0% 13.5%  5.5%  5.5%  4.7%  0.7%  0.0%
x264 [info]: ref B L0: 81.4% 10.1%  5.4%  2.2%  1.0%
x264 [info]: ref B L1: 95.0%  5.0%
x264 [info]: SSIM Mean Y:0.9850065
x264 [info]: PSNR Mean Y:44.126 U:48.226 V:48.144 Avg:45.077 Global:44.476 kb/s:736.09
encoded 154914 frames, 17.66 fps, 736.09 kb/s, Duration: 02:26:14

- I can't see the subtitles/why is there no extra subtitle file?
+ The subs are embedded in the mkv-container. If you can't see them this picture may help you. Or try another player.

- I can't open the video/the screen is black/the audio is asynchronous.
+ Try another player (VLC, KMP, MPC Homecinema > WMP) / install ffdshow tryouts / buy a newer computer.

- My download won't start??????
+ Check your status/rank in your profile. You may have been guested/banned or you have a waiting time imposed on new torrents because you are a leecher (360 hours wait time) or a new user (24 hours wait time).

- There are no seeders, what should I do?
+ View the snatcher history (click where it says "Downloaded: XX times" ) and send them a PM kindly asking them to re-seed.

- I need help...
+ Read the Rules first. Then use the forums search function or ask in the IRC channel (web applet).

- I don't have an account and I can't register?????
+ Registrations may be closed. Come back later and check if reg is open again. Don't ask anyone about registration or invites. Forum access does not enable you to download. You need a separate tracker account.

Thanks to yanbo for the DVD9.
Category HK - Erotica/+18
Rating N/A
Size 692.56 MB
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Who thanked

22/04/2012 12.02 pm

thumbsdown.gifThe beginning is missing & the movie starts off all green ..The best one of the three here is the one to my link in my POST BELOW
29/01/2011 10.18 am

What a great upload. Thanks for this, now one of my favorite movies ever.
07/12/2010 03.20 am

10/11/2010 08.14 am

Hey this is kewl! This movie sounds like it could be 'part 1 or 2' of [SB] Lust for Love of a Chinese Courtesan (link below),  starring the former wife of Chow Yun Fat, the beautiful Candice Yu On-on! The characters have the same names except this film was made 12 yrs earlier. I watched the newer one like 4x's already, it was so-so goodlaugh.gif TYVM! I know this one should be jus as erotic & interesting
06/06/2010 03.52 pm

Thank you montezumaclover.gif
04/06/2010 07.27 pm

These are the rules for those who obviously don't read them nor do they understand them.

This is not a dupe.
04/06/2010 07.18 pm

Looks like it... didn't have it in my thread though for some reason. Last comment also says it would be cut off at the end? Anyway I consider this rip superior since A) it has AC3 5.1 which the Avi has not and B) it was encoded from a DVD9 (while the Avi might have been from a DVD5 (no way to confirm, but it's likely)).
04/06/2010 12.46 pm

Is this a Dupe?