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Sex and Fury (1973)
"Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  17 February 1973 (Japan)
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During the Meiji era, a gambler called Ocho takes revenge on three gangsters who killed her father, shelters a wanted anarchist and confronts a British spy.

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Akemi Negishi ...
Ryôko Ema ...
Omiya
Yôko Hori ...
Okinu
Naomi Oka ...
Okoi
Rena Ichinose ...
Osayo Igirisu
Hachirô Oka ...
Kanichi
Shin'ichirô Hayashi ...
Tsunetarô
Rie Saotome ...
Yuki
Jun Midorikawa ...
Shinobu
Yôko Mihara ...
Yaeji
Tadashi Naruse ...
Shunosuke (as Masataka Naruse)
Takashi Shirai ...
Oota
Tsuyoshi Arita ...
Miyashita
Yuzuru Moritani ...
Igarashi
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Reiko Ike stars as Ocho, a gambler and pickpocket in Meiji Era Tokyo. After sheltering a fleeing anarchist, Ocho runs into the three gangsters responsible for her father's murder, and runs afoul of various yakuza who want her dead. A European spy, played by Christina Lindberg, arrives on the scene and complicates matters. Written by rabbit541

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a total treat from beginning to end
7 October 2005 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

High art, this is not, even if the cinematography is immaculate and the film looks stunning throughout, but for sheer sensational sex and violence cinema, this is surely unbeatable. A little melodramatic at times, perhaps, for Western tastes and possibly the occasional farcical humour seems out of place but oh, how can one resist the gorgeous Reiko Ike, breast bared and ready to kill. There is Christina Lindberg (Thriller - A Cruel Picture) as an added bonus, even if she is playing a Brit! The final swordfight where Reiko races about the mansion getting her men is a grand finale of immense proportions but surely the fight at the start where she beats a dozen or so…totally naked, tops even this. Far, far more flesh on display than I expected and more spurtings of blood, this is just a total treat from beginning to end…in a snowstorm. Sound familiar? This is better. Must rush to order the follow up!


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