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A Taxing Woman's Return (1988)

Marusa no onna 2 (original title)
Ryoko Itakura returns as the government tax agent willing to tackle the toughest cases. This time she takes on a fanatical but lucrative religious cult run by a vile lecher.

Director:

Jûzô Itami

Writer:

Jûzô Itami
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nobuko Miyamoto ... Ryôko Itakura
Masahiko Tsugawa Masahiko Tsugawa ... Hanamura
Tetsurô Tanba ... Sadohara
Yasuo Daichi Yasuo Daichi ... Ijûin
Tôru Masuoka Tôru Masuoka ... Mishima
Kinzô Sakura Kinzô Sakura ... Kaneko
Tetsuya Itô Tetsuya Itô ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Takashi Kanematsu Takashi Kanematsu ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Hanbei Kawai Hanbei Kawai ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Masaru Sakurai Masaru Sakurai ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Retsu Kuratani Retsu Kuratani ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Kazumasa Takemoto Kazumasa Takemoto ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Maki Yonekura Maki Yonekura ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Takashi Saitô Takashi Saitô ... Sasatsukan-tachi
Yôjirô Mori Yôjirô Mori ... Sasatsukan-tachi
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Ryoko Itakura returns as the government tax agent willing to tackle the toughest cases. This time she takes on a fanatical but lucrative religious cult run by a vile lecher. Written by Reid Gagle

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Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

27 June 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Taxing Woman 2 See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$333,584
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Production Co:

Itami Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A Serious(ly good) Itami film
24 July 1999 | by peter s-2See all my reviews

This is my favorite of Itami's films. Some of his fans may not like it because it has much less humor than his more well-known works. It has a remarkable soundtrack, and a completely different tone than A TAXING WOMAN. It has an intricate and unconventional screenplay, and has the great technical qualities you expect from Itami.


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