SESSION: Wednesday 22nd February at 7:30pm


Lady Snowblood

(1973, dir. Toshiya Fujita, w/ Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon, Miyoko Akaza)

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. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 3.853.853.853.85(IMDB rating)


Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance

(1974, dir. Toshiya Fujita, w/ Meiko Kaji, Jûzô Itami, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Yoshio Harada)

Lady Snowblood 2: Love Song of Vengeance will start at approximately 9:33pm, and finish at approximately 11:08pm.

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. (IMDB)

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