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Lady Snowblood (2004)

2 Ratings: 4.0
Special Interests movie directed by Toshiya Fujita

A flamboyantly blood-spattered samurai revenge picture with a twist: the implacable seeker of retribution is a slender female (Meiko Kaji) with a flawless ivory complexion and a dead-center killer stare. Born in prison, Snowblood is raised by a martial … see full wiki

Director: Toshiya Fujita
2 reviews about Lady Snowblood (2004)
review by . May 18, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
For such an old film Lady Snowblood doesn't seem very old fashioned. It's a tale of revenge which is very bloody and if the story seems tired, it's actually told in a fairly original way. Told in chapters (like Kill Bill) these story moves at a slow pace but you know each small part will have it's own climax - so there's never to long to wait before a new development.    The film also incorporates an extended scene where the story is told via illustrations (the story is based …
review by . April 04, 2005
posted in Cult Cinema
I'll be honest, I rented this film strictly because I love Kill Bill and I was curious to see where Tarantino culled his imagery and ideas. I'm very glad I did, and it's why I think Kill Bill is a very important bridge between modern cinema and cult and foreign film that, lets face it, most of us miss out on. This film is a very beautiful and poetic look at revenge and love. The title character, Yuki, is born into and raised with a single ideology, vengeance. She knows no love, except for that of …
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