Japan 2021

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance 18

Tue 7 Dec, 8.30pm | All tickets £5

Based on the manga of Kazuo Koike, in this first film Sword of Vengeance legendary shogun executioner Ogami Ittō (a serene, scowling Tomisaburo Wakayama) is framed for treason by the shadowy Yagyū clan.

Forced to flee, Ittō takes his infant son Daigoro with him, and begins life as a wandering assassin for hire. Expect extreme violence and blood-letting galore!

**Unfortunately we had to cancel our intended screening at LCB Depot in October, this new screening will be taking place at Phoenix.

Screening as part of Japan 2021: Over 100 years of Japanese Cinema, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. bfijapan.co.uk

Dir: Kenji Misumi

Cast: Tomisaburo Wakayama, Fumio Watanabe, Go Kato

Japanese with English subtitles, JPN 1972, 87mins

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