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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)
"Kozure Ôkami: Sanzu no kawa no ubaguruma" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama  -  June 1972 (Japan)
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In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's ... See full summary »

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Tomisaburô Wakayama ...
Kayo Matsuo ...
Yagyu Sayaka
Akiji Kobayashi ...
Ozunu Kurokuwa
Minoru Ôki ...
Benma Hidari
Shin Kishida ...
Kuruma Hidari
Shôgen Nitta ...
Tenma Hidari
Takashi Ebata ...
Mitsugu (as Kanji Ebata)
Kappei Matsumoto ...
Ichirobei Hirano
Akihiro Tomikawa ...
Daigoro Ogami
Izumi Ayukawa ...
Otoki
Ichitarô Kuni ...
Awa Retainer
Maki Mizuhara ...
Oriku
Ima Masaki ...
Otaki
Reiko Kasahara ...
Ochika
Yuriko Mishima ...
Oyo
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In the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Ogami Itto battles a group of female ninja in the employ of the Yagyu clan and must assassinate a traitor who plans to sell his clan's secrets to the Shogunate. Written by Anonymous

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Traveller 1: So you were squeezed real tight?
Traveller 2: Yes, I guess you could say she had a magic cunt
Traveller 1Traveller 2: Laughter
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Stunning Movie
24 April 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I found Babycart in a sale and it had two other movies with it. The reason I bought it was because it had a special cover that indicating it had something to do with Kill Bill and it did. They were three films that had the biggest influence on Kill Bill so I thought it must be good but I didn't expect it to better. When viewing it I was watching how real films about samurai films were made and what they were like and they were more than I could have ever expected. The use of silence in some of the fight scenes were great but at first I thought it was really strange and didn't have a clue what was going on and I was saying every swear word in the dictionary of swearing then my Fiancée brought me back down to earth and said that she once read that samurai attacks in completely silence so it's enemy isn't aware of his moves which was the reason the film was like this and my thought straight away was `Clever Buggers'. It's because if you haven't grown up watching films like this and you are quite oblivious to what samurai films like this and Shogun Assassin are about you see them as a ray of sun shine into you're life because you are being introduced into this new genre which you never ever knew anything about which is always nice.

I was taken into this film from the start and was just amazed by how influential these kind of films have been for so many years and when you watch them you will see why.


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