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Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell (1974)
"Kozure ôkami: Jigoku e ikuzo! Daigorô" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Action, Drama, Fantasy  |  24 April 1974 (Japan)
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In the sixth and final film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, the final conflict between Ogami Itto and the Yagyu clan is carried out.

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Tomisaburô Wakayama ...
Akihiro Tomikawa ...
Ogami Daigoro
Junko Hitomi ...
Yagyu Kaori
Gorô Mutsumi ...
Iwane Ozunu
Daigo Kusano ...
Mudo
Jirô Miyaguchi ...
Muga
Renji Ishibashi ...
Mumon
Teruo Ishiyama ...
Shogun (as Ritsu Ishiyama)
Chie Kobayashi ...
Azusa
Gakuya Morita ...
Imanishi Uneme
Kyôichi Satô ...
Kiyota Ryunosuke
Kôji Fujiyama ...
Tomita Tatewaki
Yoshiro Takee ...
Horie Taroemon
Ryô Nishida ...
Okada Gonoshin
Riki Harada ...
Hatanaka Tamon
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The final film, and the final confrontation between Ogami and Retsudo. With most of his family already dead at Ogami's hands, Retsudo launches one last plot to destroy him, and when that fails, unleashes the fury of every remaining member of the Yagyu Clan. Written by barabbas <barabbas@dsp.net>

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When Lone Wolf spays the last samurai on the snow, his swords have swapped hands between shots. Before the last samurai attacks, Lone Wolf has his pale-handled sword in his left hand and the dark-handled sword in his right. When he slays the samurai, it is with his dark-handled sword which is now in his left hand. See more »

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The end of quite possibly, the best samurai saga ever.
19 December 2002 | by (Yarm, England) – See all my reviews

The Lone Wolf and Cub or "Babycart" series of movies are a joy to watch. There's never a dull moment during Ogami and Diagoro's travels across the land they call "hell".

White Heaven in Hell is the last installment to a great series. Ogami must face what's left of the Yagyu Clan including Lord Retsudo. Ogami must kill them all to avenge Azami's (Ogami's wife) death.

This movie displays some great choreography (as always) Tomisaburo Wakayama is that good with the sword I sometimes tend to believe the guy is a real "masterless samurai". Although some of the fight scenes are a little confusing (the fight with the girl and the throwing daggers) on a whole this movie displays jaw-dropping sword fights...including an amusing final showdown battle in the snow.

And as usual, the movie displays some weird techniques of eradicating others...including daggers through the head, and even a rocket launcher! This may sound weird, but that's Babycart for you. But it works...in a weird kind of way,

In my opinion, Tomisaburo Wakayama is certainly up there with the likes of Toshiro Mifune...if better.

The end of what's possibly the best samurai saga ever.

8/10


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