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A Taxing Woman's Return (1988)

Marusa no onna 2 (original title)
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.

Director:

Jûzô Itami

Writer:

Jûzô Itami
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nobuko Miyamoto ... Ryôko Itakura
Masahiko Tsugawa Masahiko Tsugawa ... Hanamura
Tetsurô Tanba ... Sadohara
Yasuo Daichi Yasuo Daichi ... Ijûin
Tôru Masuoka Tôru Masuoka ... Mishima
Kinzô Sakura Kinzô Sakura ... Kaneko
Tetsuya Itô Tetsuya Itô ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Takashi Kanematsu Takashi Kanematsu ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Hanbei Kawai Hanbei Kawai ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Masaru Sakurai Masaru Sakurai ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Retsu Kuratani Retsu Kuratani ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Kazumasa Takemoto Kazumasa Takemoto ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Maki Yonekura Maki Yonekura ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Takashi Saitô Takashi Saitô ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Yôjirô Mori Yôjirô Mori ... Sasatsukan-tachi
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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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Kind of confusing...
13 August 2000 | by smakawhatSee all my reviews

I found this movie confusing in that I couldn't uniquely identify the characters. Also, the movie seems to switch gears (first it seems to be comical, then it is serious, then it is comical) and it can't seem to make up its mind about what it wants to be.

I did like some of the characters, but the movie was confusing and FAR to long.

I enjoyed Tampopo immensly but this film was dissapointing considering it was made by the same director.

Rating 4 out of 10


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

27 June 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Taxing Woman 2 See more »

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Gross USA:

$333,584
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Itami Productions See more »
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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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