The complete Lady Snowblood
(DVD)

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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016].
Format
DVD
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (approximately 186 minutes) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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jpn
ISBN
9781681430966, 1681430967
UPC
715515165617 (set)

Notes

General Note
Based on manga written by Kazuo Koike and Kazuo Kamimura.
General Note
Lady Snowblood originally released as a motion picture in 1973.
General Note
Lady Snowblood : love song of vengeance originally released as a motion picture in 1974.
General Note
Widescreen (2.35:1)
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: Kazuo Koike (new interview with the writer of the manga that inspired the films); Norio Osada (the screenwriter discusses his adaptation of the manga into two films); Trailer. Disc 2: Trailer. An essay "Flowers of Carnage" by critic Howard Hampton included in container insert.
Creation/Production Credits
Lady Snowblood: Cinematography by Masaki Tamura ; production design by Kazuo Satsuya ; music by Masaaki Hirao ; edited by Osamu Inoue.
Creation/Production Credits
Lady Snowblood : love song of vengeance: Cinematography by Tatsuo Suzuki ; production design by Yukio Higuchi ; music by Kenjiro Hirose ; edited by Osamu Inoue.
Participants/Performers
Lady Snowblood: Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon, Miyoko Akaza, Shinichi Uchida, Takeo Chii, Noboru Nakaya, Yoshiko Nakada, Akemi Negishi, Kaoru Kusuda, Sanae Nakahara, Eiji Okada, Ko Nishimura, Maymi Maemura.
Participants/Performers
Lady Snowblood : love song of vengeance: Meiko Kaji, Yoshio Harada, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Shin Kishida, Koji Nanbara, Rinichi Yamamoto, Toru Abe, Shunsuke Mizoguchi, Akira Hamada, Masasuke Hirose, Juzo Itami.
Description
A young woman, trained from childhood as an assassin and hellbent on revenge for her father's murder and her mother's rape, hacks and slashes her way to gory satisfaction. Rampant with inventive violence and spectacularly choreographed swordplay, the influential cult classic Lady Snowblood and set in late nineteenth century Japan, is a bloody, beautiful extravaganza composed of one elegant widescreen composition.
System Details
DVD format, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
Language
In Japanese with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Fujita, T., Okuda, K., Osada, N., Ōhara, K., Kaji, M., Kurosawa, T., Daimon, M., Akaza, M., Uchida, S., Chii, T., Nakaya, N., Nakada, Y., Negishi, A., Kusuda, K., Nakahara, S., Okada, E., Nishimura, K., Maemura, M., Harada, Y., Yoshiyuki, K., Kishida, S., Nanbara, K., Yamamoto, R., Abe, T., Mizoguchi, S., Hamada, A., Hirose, M., Itami, J., Tamura, M., Satsuya, K., Hirao, M., Hirose, K. (., Inoue, O., Suzuki, T., Higuchi, Y., Koike, K., Kamimura, K., & Hampton, H. (2016). The complete Lady Snowblood (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Toshiya Fujita et al.. 2016. The Complete Lady Snowblood. [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Toshiya Fujita et al.. The Complete Lady Snowblood [New York, New York]: The Criterion Collection, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Fujita, Toshiya, et al. The Complete Lady Snowblood Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2016.

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