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A Taxing Woman's Return (1988)
"Marusa no onna 2" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  27 June 1989 (USA)
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Ryoko Itakura returns as the government tax agent willing to tackle the toughest cases. This time she takes on a fanatical but lucrative religious cult run by a vile lecher.

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Ryoko Itakura returns as the government tax agent willing to tackle the toughest cases. This time she takes on a fanatical but lucrative religious cult run by a vile lecher. Written by Reid Gagle

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A promising setup that falls apart at the end.
24 June 1999 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

I am a big fan of Nobuko Miyamoto and her work with her husband, Juzo Itami, in such films as "Minbo" and the first "Taxing Woman" but this film dissappoints. It starts out with a great setup, a religious cult is involved with yakuza real estate dealings, but the payoff is unsatisfying. The money is difficult to keep straight, ie. who payed what to whom, and in the end I wasn't sure if the bad guys had been punished or not. Some fine moments with Miyamoto but in the end it was very forgettable.


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