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Kozure Ôkami: Oya no kokoro ko no kokoro (1972)

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Fourth film in the Lone Wolf and Cub series. Ogami is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin. Gunbei Yagyu, an enemy samurai, happens upon Ogami's son, and sees his chance for revenge.

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Tomisaburô Wakayama ...
Yoichi Hayashi ...
Yagyu Gunbei
Michi Azuma ...
Oyuki
Akihiro Tomikawa ...
Asao Koike ...
Tokugawa Yoshinao
Hiroshi Tanaka ...
Jûzaemon Kashiwagi
Tatsuo Endô ...
Shin Kishida ...
Kozuka Enki
Kôji Sekiyama
Gakuya Morita
Hiroshi Hasegawa
Riki Harada
Michima Otabe
Seishirô Hara
Yûsaku Terajima
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Fourth film in the Lone Wolf and Cub series. Ogami is hired to kill a tattooed female assassin. Gunbei Yagyu, an enemy samurai, happens upon Ogami's son, and sees his chance for revenge. Written by barabbas <barabbas@dsp.net>

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This is a beautifully made movie, the cinematography is to die for. In this installment of LW&C, Lone Wolf is hired to kill a rogue defector of a powerful clan, a formidable martial artist who happens to be a woman on a killing spree. Her body has been heavily tattooed to distract & shock her enemies. Itto's son Daigoro gets lost (this kid gets into more trouble) and is confronted by the only man ever to defeat Itto in a sword fight, Yagyu Gunbei, played by Yoichi Hayashi. He's a stone-cold & ruthless Ronin with a serious grudge against Itto. Needless to say there's a showdown between the two, and this is the highlight of the movie. In this scene it is twilight, and the cinematography is simply breathtaking. This movie is exceptionally clean, and is a real pleasure to watch. This movie and "Hades" are the top two LW&C films IMHO. Rent it or buy it, you will not be disappointed.


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