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Blind Woman's Curse Blu-Ray

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From Teruo Ishii 'The King of Cult', Blind Woman's Curse (also known as Black Cat's Revenge) is a thrilling Yakuza film featuring eye-popping visuals, sensational fight sequences and the gorgeous Meiko Kaji (Lady Snowblood, Stray Cat Rock), in her first major role.

Akemi (Kaji) is a dragon tattooed leader of the Tachibana Yakuza clan. In a duel with a rival gang Akemi slashes the eyes of an opponent and a black cat appears, to lap the blood from the gushing wound. The cat along with the eye-victim go on to pursue Akemi's gang in revenge, leaving a trail of dead Yakuza girls, their dragon tattoos skinned from their bodies.

A bizarre blend of the female Yakuza film and traditional Japanese ghost story, with a strong dash of grotesque-erotica (the same movement was a sensibility of Edogawa Rampo whose works were adapted by Ishii in Horrors of Malformed Men), Blind Woman's Curse is a delirious mash-up of classic genre tropes, of which Ishii was no stranger, having directed everything from Super Giant films to Biker movies!
SKU: 5027035010670

Details

Actors: Meiko Kaji, Hoki Tokuda, Makoto Satô

Director: Teruo Ishii

Special Features: Newly Translated English Subtitles, Audio Commentary by Japanese Cinema Expert Jasper Sharp, Original Trailer, Trailers for Four of the Films in the Meiko-Kaji

Release Year: 1970

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More Information

Format: Blu-Ray

Label: Arrow Video

Region Coding: Region B

Language: Japanese

Subtitles: English

Case Type: Blu-Ray Case

Technical Details

Run Time: 85 mins

Aspect Ratio: 2.44:1

Video Format: PAL