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Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades

Kenji Misumi

 
  • Japan
  • 1972
  • 89 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.40:1
  • Japanese
  •  

Unfolding in an idyllic countryside that contrasts sharply with the violence that occurs within it, the third Lone Wolf and Cub film follows Itto Ogami and Daigoro as they continue their journey and stumble upon a crime scene involving a group of lowlife swordsmen from the watari-kashi class.

Cast

Itto OgamiTomisaburo Wakayama
DaigoroAkihiro Tomikawa
Kanbei MagomuraGo Kato
Torizo Koshio/Tori MiuraYuko Hama
Genba Sawatari Isao Yamagata
Naizen-no-Sho ItakuraMichitaro Mizushima
Yagyu samuraiIchiro Nakatani
O-MatsuSayoko Kato
Tatewaki MiuraJun Hamamura
Rokubei KuchikiDaigo Kusano

Credits

DirectorKenji Misumi
Produced byShintaro Katsu and Hisaharu Matsubara
Screenplay byKazuo Koike
Based on the manga byKazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima
Cinematography byChikashi Makiura
Sound byTsuchitaro Hayashi
Lighting byHiroshi Mima
Production design byYoshinobu Nishioka
Music byHideaki Sakurai
Edited byToshio Taniguchi
Fight choreographyEiichi Kusumoto
Sound effectsToru Kurashima
Assistant directorToshihiro Nabei
Special stuntsDaizen Shishido
MakeupHideo Yumoto and Toshio Tanaka

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