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Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance (1974)

Shurayuki-hime: Urami koiuta (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 15 June 1974 (Japan)
Lady Snowblood is caught in the politics of early 20th century Japan.

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Jûzô Itami ...
Ransui Tokunaga
Kazuko Yoshiyuki ...
Aya Tokunaga
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Shin Kishida ...
Seishiro Kikui
Tôru Abe ...
Terauchi Kendo
Rin'ichi Yamamoto ...
Inspector Maruyama
Kôji Nanbara ...
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Masasuke Hirose ...
Shiba Yutaro (as Shosuke Hirose)
Shunsuke Mizoguchi ...
Sekiguchi Eizo
Akira Hamada ...
Okada Takichi
Hiroshi Ishiya ...
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Mizuho Suzuki ...
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Lady Snowblood (Shurayuki-hime) is caught by the police and sentenced to death for her crimes (in Lady Snowblood I). As she is sent to the gallows she is rescued by the secret police who offer her a deal to assassinate some revolutionaries. Written by Fred Cabral <ftcabral@hotmail.com>

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Another sequel that fails to live up to the predecessor.
17 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

The first film had a solid story, good acting, and some nice stylistic flourishes. This film has a rambling story that doesn't carry any of the emotional weight of the first one. Kaji Meiko was spell binding in the original, but here she isn't given much to do. The sword fighting scenes are far less bloody than the original which is a good or bad thing depending on your taste. To me it's bad. The straight choreography of both films was lacking compared to Hong Kong films and some of the better Samurai films, but the exaggerated gruesomeness of the original's scenes gave it a kick. Here it seems as though they were trying to shoot the scenes as quickly as possible (lots of long takes). The second film didn't have the humor either. Just stick with the first one.


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