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Lady Snowblood (6:00 PM, 8:20 PM, 10:40 PM)

April 17


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Ticket Price: $4
Times: 6:00 PM, 8:20 PM, 10:40 PM

1h 37min | 1973 | Japanese with English subtitles
Director: Toshiya Fujita
Written by: Norio Osada (screenplay), Kazuo Kamimura and Kazuo Koike (story)
Cinematography: Masaki Tamura
Music by: Masaaki Hirao
Starring: Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon

Gory revenge is raised to the level of visual poetry in Toshiya Fujita’s stunning Lady Snowblood. A major inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill saga, this endlessly inventive film, set in late nineteenth-century Japan, charts the single-minded path of vengeance taken by a young woman (Meiko Kaji) whose parents were the unfortunate victims of a gang of brutal criminals. Fujita creates a wildly entertaining action film of remarkable craft, an effortless balancing act between beauty and violence.


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April 17
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