The complete Lady Snowblood Lady Snowblood ; Lady Snowblood - Love song of vengeance

DVD
Published 2016
Item Details
Summary:

"A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for heinous crimes committed against her family, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Japan. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, Toshiya Fujuta's pair of influential cult classics Lady Snowblood and Lady Snowblood: Love song of vengeance are bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition after another."--Container.

ISBN:
9781681430966
Edition:
Special edition.
Description:
2 videodiscs (186 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches.
digital optical surround Dolby Digital mono
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.
Other Title:
Lady Snowblood ; Lady Snowblood - Love song of vengeance
Original Japanese title: Shurayukihime ; Shurayukihime - Urami koiuta
Also known as: Shurayukihime ; Shurayukihime - Urami renga
Notes:
Title from container.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1973 (Lady Snowblood) and 1974 (Lady Snowblood - Love song of vengeance).
Based on the manga by Kazuo Kamimura and Kazuo Koike.
Special features: New 2K digital restorations of both films; New interview with Kazuo Koike, the writer of the manga that inspired the films, and screenwriter Norio Osada; Trailer; New English subtitle translations; Plus: an essay "Flowers of Carnage" by critic Howard Hampton.
Lady Snowblood: cinematography by Masaki Tamura ; music by Masaaki Hirao ; edited by Osamu Inoue.
Lady Snowblood - Love song of vengeance: cinematography by Tatsuo Suzuki ; music by Kenjiro Hirose ; edited by Osamu Inoue.
Lady Snowblood: Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon, Miyoko Akaza, Shinichi Uchida, Takeo Chii, Noboru Nakaya, Yoshiko Nakada, Akemi Negishi, Kaoru Kusuda, Maymi Maemura, Eiji Okada, Ko Nishimura.
Lady Snowblood - Love song of vengeance: Meiko Kaji, Juzo Itami, Yoshio Harada, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Shin Kishida, Koji Nanbara, Rinichi Yamamoto, Toru Abe.
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
For private home use only.
In Japanese with English subtitles.
Contents:
Disc 1. Lady Snowblood (DVD).
Disc 2. Lady Snowblood - Love song of vengeance (DVD).
Publisher or Distributor Number:
CC2571D
11465299
Series:
Criterion collection
Criterion collection ; 790
Criterion collection ; 790 [DVD].
Criterion collection ; 791
Criterion collection ; 791 [DVD].
Subjects:
Female assassins -- Japan -- Fiction.
Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912 -- Fiction.
Kamimura, Kazuo. Shurayukihime - Urami koiuta -- Film adaptations.
Kamimura, Kazuo. Shurayukihime -- Film adaptations.
Koike, Kazuo, 1936- Shurayukihime - Urami koiuta -- Film adaptations.
Koike, Kazuo, 1936- Shurayukihime -- Film adaptations.
Revenge -- Japan -- Fiction.
Genre:
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Foreign films.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Samurai films.
Other Authors:
Abe, Tōru, 1917-1993, actor.
Akaza, Miyoko, 1944- actor.
Chii, Takeo, 1942-2012, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Daimon, Masaaki, actor.
Fujita, Toshiya, 1932-1997, film director.
Harada, Yoshio, 1940-2011, actor.
Itami, Jūzō, 1933-1997, actor.
Kaji, Meiko, actor.
Kishida, Shin, 1939-1982, actor.
Kurosawa, Toshio, actor.
Kusuda, Kaoru, actor.
Maemura, Mayumi, actor.
Nakada, Yoshiko, 1953- actor.
Nakaya, Noboru, 1929-2006, actor.
Nanbara, Kōji, 1927-2001, actor.
Negishi, Akemi, 1934-2008, actor.
Nishimura, Kō, actor.
Okada, Eiji, 1920-1995, actor.
Okuda, Kikumaru, film producer.
Osada, Norio, 1942- screenwriter.
Ōhara, Kiyohide, screenwriter.
Tōhō Kabushiki Kaisha, production company.
Uchida, Shinichi, actor.
Yamamoto, Rinichi, 1927-1980, actor.
Yoshiyuki, Kazuko, 1935- actor.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Kamimura, Kazuo. Shurayukihime - Urami koiuta.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Kamimura, Kazuo. Shurayukihime.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Koike, Kazuo, 1936- Shurayukihime - Urami koiuta.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Koike, Kazuo, 1936- Shurayukihime.
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