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Sex & Fury (1973)

Furyô anego den: Inoshika Ochô (original title)
During the Meiji era, a gambler called Ocho takes revenge on three gangsters who killed her father, shelters a wanted anarchist and confronts a British spy.

Director:

Norifumi Suzuki (as Noribumi Suzuki)

Writers:

Tarô Bonten (story), Masahiro Kakefuda (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reiko Ike ... Ochô Inoshika
Akemi Negishi ... Ogin Shitateya
Ryôko Ema Ryôko Ema ... Omiya
Yôko Hori Yôko Hori ... Okinu
Naomi Oka Naomi Oka ... Okoi
Rena Ichinose Rena Ichinose ... Osayo Igirisu
Hachirô Oka Hachirô Oka ... Kanichi
Shin'ichirô Hayashi Shin'ichirô Hayashi ... Tsunetarô
Rie Saotome Rie Saotome ... Yuki
Jun Midorikawa Jun Midorikawa ... Shinobu
Yôko Mihara ... Yaeji
Masataka Naruse Masataka Naruse ... Shunosuke
Takashi Shirai Takashi Shirai ... Oota
Tsuyoshi Arita Tsuyoshi Arita ... Miyashita
Yuzuru Moritani Yuzuru Moritani ... Igarashi
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Storyline

Reiko Ike stars as Ocho, a gambler and pickpocket in Meiji Era Tokyo. After sheltering a fleeing anarchist, Ocho runs into the three gangsters responsible for her father's murder, and runs afoul of various yakuza who want her dead. A European spy, played by Christina Lindberg, arrives on the scene and complicates matters. Written by rabbit541

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Voluptuous, Beautiful: torn apart by heartless rules See more »


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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

17 February 1973 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Sex & Fury See more »

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Toei Company See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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OCHO series. #1 of 2 films. See more »

Quotes

Unknown: Head bad guy's wife: [Main heroine Ocho, bruised and whipped, is arms behind back bound up to church ceiling: earlier observing whipping woman appraoches] Kyoko. You are my daughter!... I have been a bad Mother.
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Follows Furyo bancho te haccho kuchi haccho (1971) See more »

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Ocho heard my prayers.
30 March 2010 | by ElijahCSkuggsSee all my reviews

Sex? Fury? Holy! Moly! This is just another flick in the long line of awesome titles that I've just now gotten to check out. Why do I keep doing this to myself? Of course this movie would be entertaining. It's from Japan. It's from the 70s. It has Lindberg…it has the words, Sex and Fury in the title. Really, what else do you need to know about this movie? Nothing? Great! Go watch it already!

You do want to know more? Yeah? Alright. We got a tatted up babe named Ocho, who's grown to be an ass-whooping, belly-stabbing and high-roller gambling beauty of epic proportions that is also the epitome of a blood-thirsty babe who resides on Revenge Boulevard in the town of Boobsnbloodville. Teaming up with anarchist tough guy who came in dead last place in the Sneak Attack World Championships, they're both out for bloody, vengeful satisfaction. Toss in some other entertaining sub-plots and ya got Sex and Fury.

Like I said above, this flick is a must see if you like stuff like blood, swords, babes, boobs, Lindberg, tattoos, and revenge. If you don't like any of that stuff you just suck. You do. You've sucked at life before, and most likely, you'll suck at life when you're an old sucking fart.

Sex and Fury, with its impressive production values and eye-popping visuals, easily trumps any of today's attempts at sensual toughness. Besides Lindberg's pretty weak acting skills that had me smirking, this flick delivers on basically all cylinders. What a treat this flick is. Remember when you were praying for Kate Beckinsale or some other female action star's top to come off when she was kicking those bad guy's butts? Well, this flick answered your prayers.


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