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Lone Wolf and Cub: White Heaven in Hell

Yoshiyuki Kuroda

 
  • Japan
  • 1974
  • 83 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.40:1
  • Japanese
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In the final Lone Wolf and Cub film, star Tomisaburo Wakayama decided to make the sort of wild movie he’d always wanted to: one in which Lone Wolf battles zombies and Daigoro’s baby cart zips improbably across an icy landscape on skis.

Cast

Itto OgamiTomisaburo Wakayama
DaigoroAkihiro Tomikawa
Kaori YagyuJunko Hitomi
Ozunu IwaneGoro Mutsumi
MudoDaigo Kusano
MugaJiro Miyaguchi
MumonRenji Ishibashi
ShogunRitsu Ishiyama
AzusaChie Kobayashi
Uneme ImanishiGakuya Morita
Tatewaki TomitaKoji Fujiyama
Ryunosuke KiyotaKyoichi Sato
Retsudo YagyuMinoru Oki
Hyoe TsuchigumoIsao Kimura

Credits

DirectorYoshiyuki Kuroda
Produced byTomisaburo Wakayama and Masanori Sanada
Screenplay byTsutomu Nakamura
Based on the manga byKazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima
Cinematography byChikashi Makiura
Lighting byHiroshi Mima
Sound byTsuchitaro Hayashi
Production design byAkira Naito
Music byKunihiko Murai
Edited byToshio Taniguchi
Fight choreographyEiichi Kusumoto
Sound effectsToru Kurashima
Assistant directorYoji Ogura
MakeupHideo Yumoto and Toshio Tanaka
CostumesYasunao Inui
Special stuntsDaizen Shishido

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