Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance
FILM · LONE WOLF AND CUB
Friday, January 25, 7 PM
In this classic first film in the Lone Wolf series, the fearsome former executioner Itto Ogami takes on an assassination job in a remote hot springs area filled with murderous outlaws. Penned by the original manga writer Kazuo Koike and directed by chanbara director extraordinaire Kenji Misumi, Sword of Vengeance introduces the iconic father-son duo and their battle against the duplicitous Yagyu clan, setting the tone for the entire series with blood-spewing decapitations and unforgettable action sequences.
1972, 83 min., DCP, color, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Kenji Misumi. With Tomisaburo Wakayama, Akihiro Tomikawa, Fumio Watanabe, Tomoko Mayama.
Part of The Complete Lone Wolf and Cub
Tickets: $14/$11 seniors & students/$10 members
- Friday, January 25, 2019
- 7:00 pm