Yuki's family is nearly wiped out before she is born due to the machinations of a band of criminals. These criminals kidnap and brutalize her mother but leave her alive. Later her mother ends up in prison with only revenge to keep her alive. She creates an instrument for this revenge by purposefully getting pregnant. Though she dies in childbirth, she makes sure that the child will be raised as an assassin to kill the criminals who destroyed her family. Young Yuki never knows the love of a family but only killing and revenge.
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Did You Know?
This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #790. See more
This film is set in the late 19th Century, however, during the masquerade party there are various modern day flags on display including but not limited to: Pakistan (created in 1947), Australia (created in 1901), and the 50-star flag of the United States (introduced in 1960). See more
People say you can't wash away the mud of this world with pure white snow. You need asura snow - stained fiery red.
Referenced in Rewind This!
Flower of Carnage (Shura no Hana)
Written by Kazuo Koike
, Masaaki Hirao
& Kôji Ryuzaki
Sung by Meiko Kaji See more