Lone Wolf & Cub I: Das Schwert der Rache
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The LONE WOLF & CUB series chronicles the adventures of the disgraced Shogun assassin Okami Itto and his infant son, who sell their services to the needy while travelling the countryside in search of revenge for the murder of Itto‘s wife. In this first film of the series, Okami escapes with his son in a wooden baby cart after an assassination attempt.
Lone Wolf & Cub I: Das Schwert der Rache (NC 2006)
About Kenji MISUMI
Kenji MISUMI, born in 1921, joined the Nikkatsu studio after studying economics in Kyoto. He later moved to Daiei and made BUDDHA, the first Japanese 70mm film, there in 1961. He directed quite a few episodes of the well-known ZATOICHI series. His contributions to the LONE WOLF & CUB series are considered highlights of his filmmaking. He died in 1975.