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Lady Snowblood

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“Blood sprays, limbs fall, bodies are chopped in half — this feudal Japanese revenge story, enlivened by peculiar plot twists and offbeat cinematic flourishes, greatly influenced Quentin Tarantino.” – TV Guide’s Movie Guide

“Lady Snowblood only half-heartedly revels in its heroine’s bloody revenge, while focusing just as much on the tragedy of her circumstances and the absurdity of her vengeful fate.” – Little White Lies

A young woman (Meiko Kaji), trained from childhood as an assassin and hell-bent on revenge for the murders of her father and brother and the rape of her mother, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Japan. A major inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill films, and a milestone of Asian action cinema.

Dir. Toshiya Fujita. 1973. 97 min.

Stick around after the film! Redeem your ticket at the bar for $2 off any drink.