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Female Prisoner Scorpion: The Complete Collection (1972)
Format: Blu-ray Genre: Action / Adventure, Foreign-Japanese
Female Prisoner Scorpion: The Complete Collection

Female Prisoner Scorpion: The Complete Collection

Format: Blu-ray Genre: Action / Adventure, Foreign-Japanese Theme: Asian-American Heritage
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The debut entry in a series of popular Japanese action movies and a definite influence on Quentin Tarantino's "Kill Bill" films, "Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion" (1972) stars Meiko Kaji as Nami, a young woman who is jailed after shooting her corrupt cop boyfriend. As Nami suffers the hell of prison, she survives by dreaming of revenge and takes the name Sasori (Scorpion). Yayoi Watanabe co-stars. In the follow-up "Female Prisoner Scorpion, Jailhouse 41" (1972), Nami (Kaji) rejoins the other inmates after a year-long(!) stint in solitary, Nami promptly attacks the abusive warden, bringing more punishment on herself. With Fumio Watanabe. Next, Nami (Kaji) escapes from prison in "Female Prisoner Scorpion: Beast Stable" (1973). The third entry in the series kicks the ultraviolence up a few notches when Nami's murder of a pimp arouses the ire of Yakuza gangsters who take her hostage and torture her. Watanabe, Reisen Lee co-star. Finally, Kaji slices and dices for the fourth and final time in "Female Prisoner Scorpion: 701's Grudge Song" (1973), as Nami partners up with a shady man to exact revenge on a corrupt lawman. Masakazu Tamura, Yumi Kanei also star. 6 hrs. total on 4 discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Japanese Uncompressed PCM mono; Subtitles: English; featurettes; interviews; theatrical trailers. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Studio: Arrow Video
Number of Discs: 4
Release Date: 10/29/2019
Theme: Asian-American Heritage
Item #: 2228254X
UPC #: 760137301981
Attributes: Boxed Set
Product Type: Blu-ray

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