Lone Wolf & Cub

Lone Wolf & Cub

Blu-ray (Special Edition / Wide Screen / Restored)

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Overview

Based on the best-selling manga series, the six intensely kinetic Lone Wolf and Cub films elevated chanbara to bloody, new heights. The shogun’s executioner, Itto Ogami (Tomisaburo Wakayama), takes to wandering the countryside as an assassin—along with his infant son Daigoro (Akihiro Tomikawa) and an infinitely weaponized perambulator—helping those he encounters while seeking vengeance for his murdered wife. Delivering stylish thrills and a body count that defies belief, Lone Wolf and Cub is beloved for its brilliantly choreographed and unbelievably violent action sequences as well as for its tender depiction of the bonds between parent and child.

SPECIAL EDITION THREE-BLU-RAY BOX SET FEATURES
  • New 2K digital restorations of all six films, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks
  • High-definition presentation of Shogun Assassin, the 1980 English-dubbed reedit of the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films
  • New interview with Kazuo Koike, writer of the Lone Wolf and Cub manga series and screenwriter on five of the films
  • Lame d’un père, l’âme d’un sabre, a 2005 documentary about the making of the series
  • New interview in which Sensei Yoshimitsu Katsuse discusses and demonstrates the real Suio-ryu sword techniques that inspired those in the manga and films
  • New interview with biographer Kazuma Nozawa about filmmaker Kenji Misumi, director of four of the six Lone Wolf and Cub films
  • Silent documentary from 1937 about the making of samurai swords, with an optional new ambient score by Ryan Francis
  • Trailers
  • New English subtitle translations
  • PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay and film synopses by Japanese pop culture writer Patrick Macias

Product Details

Release Date: 11/08/2016
UPC: 0715515188517
Original Release: 0000
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 9:31:00
Sales rank: 5,215

Special Features

High-definition presentation of Shogun Assassin, a 1980 english-dubbed reedit of the first two Lone Wolf and Cub films New interview with Kazuo Koike, writer of the Lone Wolf and Cub manga series and screen writer of five of the films Lame d'un père, l'âme d'un sabre, a 2005 documentary about the making of the series New interview in which Sensei Yoshimitsu Katsuse discusses and demonstrates the real Suio-ryu sword techniques that inspired the ones depicted in the manga and films New interview with biographer Kazuma Nozawa abouat Kenji Misumi, director of four of the six films Silent documentary from 1937 about the making of samurai swords, with an optional new ambient score by Ryan Francis Trailers

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Lone Wolf & Cub 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a MUST have for any Chambara film collection. Originally a 28 part Epic MANGA series this six part series of movies renders the story in live action.