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Title Sword of vengeance / director, Kenji Misumi ; producers, Shintaro Katsu, Hisahara Matsubara ; screenplay, Kazuo Koike.

Published Australia : Eastern Eye/Madman Entertainment, [2005?]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store DVD  791.4372 SWOR MJ28    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videodisc (80 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Series Kozure ōkami = Lone wolf and cub ; [1]
Kozure ōkami (Television programme) ; episode 1.
Notes Special features: original trailer, stills gallery, feature liner notes, Lone wolf and cub trailers.
Based on the story by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima.
First released as a motion picture in 1972.
Colour recording system: PAL ; Region 4.
Performers Tomisaburo Wakayama, Fumio Watanabe, Tomoko Mayama.
Summary Shogun and personal executioner Ogami finds his wife murdered by the Ninja assassins of Lord Yagyu. He escapes certain death with his young son, Daigoro, and gives the boy a choice between a ball and a sword: if he chooses the ball, he will join his mother in heaven ; if he chooses the sword, he will be a fellow fugitive seeking vengeance.
Audience Censorship rating: R18+.
System notes DVD.
Language notes In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Other author Misumi, Kenji, 1921-1975.
Katsu, Shintarō, 1931-1997.
Matsubara, Hisahara.
Watanabe, Fumio, 1929-2004.
Wakayama, Tomisaburō, 1929-1992.
Mayama, Tomoko.
Kojima, Gōseki.
Koike, Kazuo, 1936-2019. Lone Wolf and Cub.
Eastern Eye (Firm)
Madman Entertainment Australia (Firm)
Subject Koike, Kazuo, 1936-2019. Kozure ōkami -- Film and video adaptations.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Shoguns -- Drama.
Martial arts -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Japan -- Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Variant Title Lone wolf and cub, sword of vengeance.
Japanese title: Ko o kashi ude kashi tsukamatsuru.
Other title Lone wolf and cub.
Publisher Number EYE221 Eastern Eye