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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart in the Land of Demons (1973)

Kozure Ôkami: Meifumadô (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 11 August 1973 (Japan)
Five warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each holds a part of information needed to complete the assassination of a mad clan leader.

Director:

Kenji Misumi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tomisaburô Wakayama ... Ogami Itto
Michiyo Yasuda Michiyo Yasuda ... Shiranui
Akihiro Tomikawa ... Ogami Daigoro
Shingo Yamashiro Shingo Yamashiro ... Sazare Kanbei
Tomomi Satô Tomomi Satô ... Quick Change Oyô
Akira Yamauchi Akira Yamauchi ... Shinnoji Senzo
Hideji Ôtaki Hideji Ôtaki ... Abbot Jikei
Taketoshi Naitô Taketoshi Naitô ... Mawatari Hachiro
Fujio Suga Fujio Suga ... Tsukude Sozaemon
Rokkô Toura Rokkô Toura ... Ayabe Ukon
Yoshi Katô Yoshi Katô ... Kuroda Naritaka
Teruo Ishiyama Teruo Ishiyama ... Mogami Shusuke (as Ritsu Ishiyama)
Hiroshi Tanaka Hiroshi Tanaka ... Murao Koyata
Michima Otabe Michima Otabe
Kôji Fujiyama Kôji Fujiyama ... Tsutsumi Rokurojiro
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Fifth film in the Lone Wolf & Cub Series. 5 warriors challenge Ogami to duels. Each has 1/5th of Ogami's assassin fee and 1/5 of the information he needs to complete his assassination. His mission is to kill a mad Daimyo before he destroys his clan! Written by barabbas <barabbas@dsp.net>

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Once he agrees to kill, nothing can stand in his way.


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

11 August 1973 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Baby Cart at the River Styx See more »

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Production Co:

Toho Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The Worst of the Series
1 June 2009 | by masercotSee all my reviews

I've seen most of the other Lone Wolf and Cub movies. I've been happy with all of them except for this one.

The martial arts sequences are excellent. The acting is great; however, this movie drove home an important point about film-making: If the plot is incomprehensible, the movie is lost on the viewer.

Why did he listen to those he listened to and kill those he killed? He was supposed to be saving a particular clan, but ended up pretty much wiping it out. In the end, people kill themselves with no explanation and Lone Wolf walks away with his cub...

Part of the problem with my understanding might have been that this movie, unless the others that I own, was dubbed. It might have been over simplified...


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